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Iliad book one

Author: Homer.; Simon Pulleyn
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This edition provides the commentary and student aids lacking in larger volumes on Homer's work. It contains a full Introduction designed to highlight the most important features of the text. There are sections on the Iliad and its qualities, the Homeric question, dating, oriental influences, style, gods, men, the transmission of the text, the scholia, the epic dialect, and metre. The Commentary, as well as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations into English
Traductions anglaises
Named Person: Achilles, (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character); Homer.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Simon Pulleyn
ISBN: 0199242798 9780199242795 0198721862 9780198721864 0198721870 9780198721871
OCLC Number: 46329249
Language Note: Text in Greek and English on facing pages.
Description: xi, 304 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Linguistic Symbols --
Appeal of the Iliad --
Homeric Question --
Date of the Iliad --
Iliad and the Orient --
Style --
Gods --
Homeric View of Man --
Transmission of the Text and the Task of the Editor --
Scholia --
Homeric Dialect --
Metre --
Text and Translation.
Other Titles: Iliad.
Iliad I
Responsibility: Homer ; edited with an introduction, translation, and commentary by Simon Pulleyn.
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'Iliad I' provides the commentary and student aids lacking in other publications on Homer's work. It has a detailed introductory section, highlighting key aspects of the text. The Greek text is  Read more...


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This commentary is a welcome addition to the scholarly literature, and will undoubtedly serve its intended audience very well indeed. * Hermathena: A Trinity College Dublin Review * Pulleyn's Read more...

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