The Greek Epic Cycle / Edition 2

The Greek Epic Cycle / Edition 2

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by Malcolm Davies
     
 

After Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey", poets of the seventh and sixth centuries BC composed epics which covered other parts of the Trojan War story or different areas of Greek mythology. Collectively these poems became known as 'The Epic Cycle'. This text provides an introduction to this cycle.See more details below

Overview

After Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey", poets of the seventh and sixth centuries BC composed epics which covered other parts of the Trojan War story or different areas of Greek mythology. Collectively these poems became known as 'The Epic Cycle'. This text provides an introduction to this cycle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853990397
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
02/22/2001
Series:
Bristol Classical Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Abbreviations
1. The Epic Cycle Notes
2. The Titanomachy
3. The Oedipodeia
4. The Tebais
5. The Epigoni
6. The Cypria
7. The Aethiopis
8. The Little Iliad
9. The Sack of Troy
10. The Returns Home
11. The Telegony Index of Mythological Names

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