History of Illiad

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The I liad, The Odyssey, and The Aeneid by Gwen B ow e rS NEW YORK • TORONTO • LONDON • AUCKLAND • SYDNEY MEXICO CITY • NEW DELHI • HONG KONG • BUENOS AIRES Read-Aloud Plays: The Iliad, The Odyssey, and The Aeneid © Gwen Bowers, Published by Scholastic Teaching Resources To my dad for always expecting my best, and to the St. Charles class of 2005 for bringing these characters to life, and to Bernard and Dorothy Evslin and Ned Hoopes for breathing life into my childhood with their inspired stories of heroes and monsters. I would like to thank Shanna Streich and Jenn Durrant for their advice, support, and friendship. I would also like to thank my editor, Sarah Longhi, and everyone who had a hand in making this book, for their faith and encouragement. Thanks to Lucy Hughes for help at the British Museum Library Reading Room. Thanks and gratitude to Professor Barbara MacLachlan for her scholarship and classes in ancient epic. And a super-special thanks to Renato, Patrick W., Alex, Adam, Patrick D., Richard G., Peter, Mikey, and Derrick (my first Achilles) for their unbounded enthusiasm for the ancient world! Scholastic Inc. grants teachers permission to photocopy the reproducible pages from this book for classroom use. No other part of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without permission of the publisher. For information regarding permission, write to Permissions Department, Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012-3999. Cover design by Jason Robinson Interior design by Melinda Belter Cover Illustrations by Jeff Carino Interior illustrations by George Ulrich ISBN-13 978-0439-62918-8 ISBN-10 0-439-62918-7 Copyright © 2006 by Gwen Bowers. All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A. 1 2 3 4

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