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Pythian eleven

Author: Pindar.; Patrick Finglass
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, 45.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pindar's Pythian Eleven is a miniature masterpiece: a poem praising a young athlete which presents a vivid and important account of the Agamemnon legend. Yet it contains so many difficulties (of text, metre, dating and interpretation) that even Wilamowitz regarded it as one of Pindar's most obscure poems. This new edition (the first full-scale treatment that the poem has ever received) provides answers to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character); Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pindar.; Patrick Finglass
ISBN: 9780521884815 0521884810
OCLC Number: 271453976
Language Note: Greek text and English translation on facing pages; introduction, notes, and commentary in English.
Description: ix, 158 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Thrasydaeus' victory --
Date --
Performance context --
Myth --
Metrical analysis --
Text --
Text and critical apparatus --
Commentary.
Series Title: Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, 45.
Other Titles: Pythian odes.
Responsibility: Pindar ; editor, P.J. Finglass.
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2007 edition of Pindar's Pythian Eleven offering text, translation, metrical discussion, full introduction, and commentary.  Read more...

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'For any scholar working on Pythian 11 in the future, Finglass's careful contribution will be an essential starting point ... The commentary is erudite and extensive.' Thomas Hubbard, Classical World Read more...

 
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