Homer / Edition 1

Homer / Edition 1

by Barry B. Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631233865

ISBN-13: 9780631233862

Pub. Date: 10/27/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This concise book is an ideal introduction to Homer – the poet and his two great epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey.

  • Student-friendly introduction to Homer.
  • Provides historical background and literary readings of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
  • Makes use of the author’s own original research.
  • Assumes no prior

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Overview

This concise book is an ideal introduction to Homer – the poet and his two great epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey.

  • Student-friendly introduction to Homer.
  • Provides historical background and literary readings of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
  • Makes use of the author’s own original research.
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of Greek.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631233862
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/27/2003
Series:
Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World Series, #7
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chronological Chart.

Preface to the Second Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.

Introduction.

Part I: Background:.

1. The Philologist’s Homer.

2. The Historian’s Homer.

3. The Reader’s Homer.

Part II. The Poems:.

4. The Iliad.

5. The Odyssey.

6. Conclusion and Summary: Homer's Complementary Poems.

Part III: Reception:.

7. Homer and The Philosophers.

8. Homer and The Poets.

Notes.

Appendix: For Further Reading.

Index

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