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The Homeric hymns

Author: Diane J Rayor
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004.
Series: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView 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. Thirty-four poems that invoke and celebrate the gods of ancient Greece, the Homeric Hymns raise questions that humanity still  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Homeric hymns. English.
Homeric hymns.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607059768
Named Person: Homerus.
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane J Rayor
ISBN: 0520239911 9780520239913 0520239938 9780520239937
OCLC Number: 51837909
Description: xii, 164 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Dionysos --
Demeter --
Apollo --
Hermes.
Series Title: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Other Titles: Homeric hymns.
Responsibility: translation, with introduction and notes, Diane J. Rayor.
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Contains poems that raise questions that humanity still struggles with - questions about our place among others and in the world. This work is suitable for students of mythology, classical  Read more...

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