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De bello Troiano

Venus and Cupid observe the destruction of Troy: frontispiece of the 1702 edition of Dictys, Dares and Joseph of Exeter

Daretis Phrygii Ilias De bello Troiano ("The Iliad of Dares the Phrygian: On the Trojan War") is an epic poem in Latin, written around 1183 by the English poet Joseph of Exeter.[1] It tells the story of the ten year Trojan War as it was known in medieval western Europe. The ancient Greek epic on the subject, the Iliad, was inaccessible; instead, the sources available included the fictional "diaries" of Dictys of Crete and Dares of Phrygia.

Notes

  1. ^ Mortimer Angevin England p. 210

References

  • Mortimer, Richard Angevin England 1154-1258 Oxford: Blackwell 1994 ISBN 0-631-16388-3

External links

  • English translation by A. G. Rigg available
  • Scan of 1541 printing in original Latin starts here (Archive.org)
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