A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ILIAD

Wed, 20 Apr '22
Epic poem written in dactylic hexameter
Tue, 20 Jul '21
It's a long story
Sun, 23 May '21
First work read in Columbia's Literature Humanities course
Mon, 15 Mar '21
Trojan War epic poem
Mon, 25 Jan '21
Classic work that's the basis for Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida"