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The Homeric Hymns : a translation, with introduction and notes

Author: Diane J Rayor
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014.
Series: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Updated editionView all editions and formats
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The Homeric Hymns have survived for two and a half millennia because of their captivating stories, beautiful language, and religious significance. Well before the advent of writing in Greece, they were performed by traveling bards at religious events, competitions, banquets, and festivals. These thirty-four poems invoking and celebrating the gods of ancient Greece raise questions that humanity still struggles  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Rayor, Diane J.
Homeric Hymns.
University of California Press, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane J Rayor
ISBN: 9780520957824 0520957822 1306477298 9781306477291
OCLC Number: 871631087
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements Map Introduction 1. Dionysos 2. Demeter 3. Apollo 4. Hermes 5. Aphrodite 6. Aphrodite 7. Dionysos 8. Ares 9. Artemis 10. Aphrodite 11. Athena 12. Hera 13. Demeter 14. Mother of the Gods 15. Herakles 16. Asklepios 17. Dioskouroi 18. Hermes 19. Pan 20. Hephaistos 21. Apollo 22. Poseidon 23. Zeus 24. Hestia 25. The Muses, Apollo, and Zeus 26. Dionysos 27. Artemis 28. Athena 29. Hestia and Hermes 30. Gaia 31. Helios 32. Selene 33. Dioskouroi 34. Xenoi Notes Select Bibliography Glossary
Series Title: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Responsibility: Diane J. Rayor.

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