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Homer's Iliad : a commentary on the translation of Richmond Lattimore

Author: Norman Postlethwaite
Publisher: Exeter : Univ. of Exeter Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It offers the background which readers need to understand the poem's detail of story and characters, and it provides a step-by-step guide to the story's unravelling and to the literary features which  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kommentar
Named Person: Homerus; Homer; Ilias.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Postlethwaite
ISBN: 0859896838 9780859896832 0859896846 9780859896849
OCLC Number: 248645311
Description: viii, 324 Seiten : Karten ; 21 cm
Contents: PREFACEMAPS OF GREECEINTRODUCTION1. HOMER2. THE HOMERIC EPICS3. THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND4. THE TROJAN WAR5. COMPOSITION6. THE HOMERIC QUESTION7. SOME FEATURES OF STYLE8. THE HERO9. THE GODSCOMMENTARYILIAD ONEILIAD TWOILIAD THREEILIAD FOURILIAD FIVEILIAD SIXILIAD SEVENILIAD EIGHTILIAD NINEILIAD TENILIAD ELEVENILIAD TWELVEILIAD THIRTEENILIAD FOURTEENILIAD FIFTEENILIAD SIXTEENILIAD SEVENTEENILIAD EIGHTEENILIAD NINETEENILIAD TWENTYILIAD TWENTY-ONEILIAD TWENTY-TWOILIAD TWENTY-THREEILIAD TWENTY-FOURBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
Responsibility: Norman Postlethwaite.

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