Associations to the word «Iliad»

Wiktionary

ILIAD, proper noun. A famous ancient Greek epic poem about the Trojan War, attributed to Homer.
ILIAD, proper noun. Any long tragic story.
ILIAD, noun. A specific version, edition, translation, or copy of the above-mentioned Homeric text.

Dictionary definition

ILIAD, noun. A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats