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G S Kirk
|ISBN:||0521281717 9780521281713 0521237092 9780521237093|
|Description:||xxv, 409 pages : maps ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||List of maps; Preface; Abbreviations; Editorial introduction: the methods and aims of the commentary; Introduction; 1. The making of the Iliad: preliminary considerations; 2. The structural elements of Homeric verse; 3. Aristarchus and the scholia; 4. The first four Books of the Iliad in context; Commentary; Book 1; Book 2; Special index to commentary on the Achaean and Trojan catalogues; Book 3; Book 4; Index.|
|Responsibility:||general editor G.S. Kirk. ; G.S. Kirk.|
'The two great contributions of this volume are on the one hand the account of the Catalogues in Book Two, and on the other the close and rewarding attention which is paid to questions of rhythm.