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Author: Pindar.; Anthony Verity; Stephen Instone
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. The Odes contain versions of some of the best known Greek myths and are also a valuable source for Greek religion and ethics. Verity's lucid translations are complemented by insights into competition, myth, and meaning. - ;'we can speak of no greater contest than Olympia'. The Greek poet Pindar (c.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pindar.
Complete odes.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006039673
Named Person: Pindar; Pindar.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pindar.; Anthony Verity; Stephen Instone
ISBN: 0191517178 9780191517174 9786611146832 6611146830
OCLC Number: 252684573
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 186 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Contents; Introduction; Translator's Note; Select Bibliography; Chronology; THE ODES; OLYMPIANS; PYTHIANS; NEMEANS; ISTHMIANS; Explanatory Notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Pindar ; translated by Anthony Verity ; with an introduction and notes by Stephen Instone.

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The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. The Odes contain versions of some of the best known Greek myths and are also a valuable source for Greek religion and ethics. Verity's lucid translations are complemented by insights into competition, myth, and meaning. - ;'we can speak of no greater contest than Olympia'. The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. He celebrated the victories of athletes competing in foot races, horse races, boxing, wres.

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