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Homer

Author: Barry B Powell
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Series: Blackwell introductions to the classical world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This concise book is a complete and contemporary introduction to Homer and his two master-works, the Iliad and the Odyssey. It explains the "Homeric Question," illuminating its current status, and  Read more...

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Named Person: Homer; Achilles, (Mythological character); Homerus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry B Powell
ISBN: 1405153245 9781405153249 1405153253 9781405153256
OCLC Number: 70836720
Description: xv, 240 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The philologist's Homer --
The historian's Homer --
The reader's Homer --
The Iliad --
The Odyssey --
Conclusion and summary : Homer's complementary poems --
The Homer of philosophers and poets.
Series Title: Blackwell introductions to the classical world.
Responsibility: Barry B. Powell.
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"Remains the substantial and erudite introduction that it was on first printing. Powell writes with confidence, elegance, and a brisk tone, which means that the book, though aimed at an audience of Read more...

 
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