Ancient Near East, Civilization, History, Warfare, Book of Mormon
The Iliad features some battle clothing, battle tactics, reasons for fighting, and smiting off arms of enemies similar to those in the Book of Mormon, thus strengthening the links to an Old World culture.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Tvedtnes, John A.
"The Iliad and the Book of Mormon,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 5
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol5/iss1/6