Episode 105

Homer & The Iliad with Robin Lane Fox

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This week’s guest is Robin Lane Fox, Ancient Historian and author of Homer & His Iliad. He joins Ollie to chat about who Homer was, when he was writing, why it’s better than the Odyssey and what Alexander the Great thought of the Iliad.

Robin was the historical consultant on Oliver Stone’s Alexander (2004) so he discusses his experience with Hollywood.Coming up, part 2 of the Hundred Years War with Gordon Corrigan, and the other side of the argument of the Parthenon Marbles.

Robin Lane Fox Links

Homer & His Iliad

Alexander the Great

Robin on his book

Ollie Links

Alexander in the Dock