The proofs for the existence troy (ilium): homer's iliad and odyssey and virgil's aeneid.
Comparative analysis of the aeneid, odyssey, and iliad the iliad and the odyssey are two of the best greek epics written by homer virgil is now often times compared to homer, the conclusion being that homer is superior to virgil.
I did read all three of the books translated by fagles, with the aeneid being the last one i read i liked the odyssey the best, then the aeneid, then the iliad the aeneid seemed to combine the stories from the other two books, to present the odyssey and the iliad from the trojan perspective. The focus of homer iliad 23 and virgil aeneid 5 is on funeral games in iliad 23 achilles of troy), atys and iulus, son of aeneas iulus rides a horse given to him by dido they parade in front footraces in iliad aeneid iliad aeneid iliad homer 5 iliad aeneid in iliad aeneid homer.
The fall of troy the idea of athletic contests may well go back to mycenaean times the parian marble puts the beginning of games at isthmia and nemea in the peloponnese in the middle of the 13th century bce the ancient olympic games began much later in 776 bce, at the time when homer may well have been composing his two epics. First the iliad, then the odyssey, then the aeneid, for two reasons: as far as the plot is concerned, that’s the correct chronological order the trojan war—or rather a synopsis of it—is narrated in the iliad and it is followed by odysseus’ journey and aeneas’ escape.
The plan of the aeneid includes a greater compass, and a more agree|able diversity of events whereas the iliad is almost entirely filled with battles the praise of high invention has in every age been given to homer, with the greatest reason.
Prophecies contribute a large theme among epics, especially that of the iliad, the odyssey and the aeneid from the beginning of the iliad, readers knew that the greeks were fated to triumph over the trojans, as was declared by the king of the gods, zeus achilles fate was also foretold if he went to war he would die a hero similarly, aeneas was told by the ghost of hector in book ii that he was to leave burning troy to found a new city. Parallels between virgil's aeneid and homer's iliad and odyssey topic when writing the aeneid , virgil (or vergil) drew from his studies on the homeric epics of the iliad and the odyssey to help him create a national epic poem for the roman people.
The aeneid is about his journey from troy to italy, which enables him to fulfill his fate characters from homer’s iliad relevant to the aeneid ulysses - the hero of homer’s odyssey, and one of the captains of the greek army that takes troy. The aeneid is an epic poem written in 12 books and is modeled in part on the great greek epic poems, on homer's iliad and odyssey odysseus is trying to get back to the home, aeneas is seeking the new in the aeneid the first six books were in correspondence to the odyssey because they illustrated aeneas' hunt for a home.