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Homer: Iliad, I

Homer: Iliad, I - 00 edition

Homer: Iliad, I - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780198721864

ISBN10: 0198721862

Homer: Iliad, I by Homer and Simon  Translator Pulleyn - ISBN 9780198721864
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2000
International: No
Homer: Iliad, I by Homer and Simon  Translator Pulleyn - ISBN 9780198721864

ISBN13: 9780198721864

ISBN10: 0198721862

Summary

Iliad I provides the commentary and student aids lacking in larger volumes of 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 Greek text of Iliad I is printed with a facing English translation of a literal kind, primarily intended to help beginners to construe the Greek and there is also a full vocabulary list.

Author Bio

Pulleyn Simon :

Simon Pulleyn was formerly a lecturer in Classics at Merton College, Oxford but has recently resigned to return to full-time study.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Appeal of the Iliad
The Homeric Question
The Date of the Iliad
The Iliad and the Orient
Style
Gods
The Homeric View of Man
The Transmission of the Text and the Task of the Editor
The Scholia
The Homeric Dialect
Metre
Text and Translation
Commentary
Glossary
General Index
Index of Greek words