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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2003005065
(OCoLC)51837909
Named Person: Homerus.
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane J Rayor
ISBN: 0520937473 9780520937475
OCLC Number: 648592587
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 164 pages) : map.
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: 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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