Paris, a Trojan prince wins Helen as his prize and abducts her from her Greek husband Menalaos. The Greek sail to Troy and begin a long siege of the city. Achilles the great warrior is angry with his commander and refuses to fight any longer, which results in tragedy.

Themes of war, rage, grief and love, The Iliad remains powerful and enthralling 2,700 years after it was composed.

The Iliad