The Iliad Online

On 14 August 2015, we brought you a live reading of The Iliad. More than sixty artists, 18,255 lines of text and audience of more than 50,000 people across the world, watching online or in person at the Almeida and the British Museum. 


For a list of the readers, creative team details and photos of the event, click here.

@IliadLive provided Twitter commentary in real time, which you can read here.

For highlights from social media throughout the day, click here.

To read the text of Simon Goldhill’s introduction, click here.

To learn more about the making of the event, read thoughts from Classicist Lucy Jackson.

The Iliad | Friday 14 August 2015 | #Iliad