Homeric Hymns / Edition 1

Homeric Hymns / Edition 1

by Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585100196

ISBN-13: 9781585100194

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Focus Publishing


This is a collection of the standard texts of ancient Greek which are important components of what we know about Greek myth, religion, language and culture. All of the works collectively known as the Homeric Hymns are collected and translated here in their entirety, and the work includes ample notes and an introduction to provide information on the works' historic…  See more details below

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This is a collection of the standard texts of ancient Greek which are important components of what we know about Greek myth, religion, language and culture. All of the works collectively known as the Homeric Hymns are collected and translated here in their entirety, and the work includes ample notes and an introduction to provide information on the works' historic importance, a chronological table, genealogical chart, maps of Greece and the Aegean Islands, and illustrations of vase paintings with mythological themes. This edition is part of the Focus Classical Library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585100194
Publisher:
Focus Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Focus Classical Library
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
180
Sales rank:
623,504
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents


Preface ix
List of Illustrations xii
General Introduction 1
Chronological Table 11
Genealogical Chart 12
Map 1 Greece and the Aegean Islands 13
Map 2 Mainland Greece 14
Vase Paintings with Mythological Themes 15
Hymns:
1. Hymn to Dionysos 27
2. Hymn to Demeter
    Introduction 29
    Hymn 33
3. Hymn to Apollo
    Introduction 59
    Hymn 62
4. Hymn to Hermes
    Introduction 91
    Hymn 94
5. Hymn to Aphrodite
    Introduction 123
    Hymn 126
6. Hymn to Aphrodite 140
7. Hymn to Dionysos 141
8. Hymn to Ares 144
9. Hymn to Artemis 146
10. Hymn to Aphrodite 147
11. Hymn to Athena 147
12. Hymn to Hera 148
13. Hymn to Demeter 148
14. Hymn to the Mother of the Gods 149
15. Hymn to Herakles the Lion-Hearted 150
16. Hymn to Asklepios 151
17. Hymn to the Dioskouroi 152
18. Hymn to Hermes 152
19. Hymn to Pan 153
20. Hymn to Hephaistos 155
21. Hymn to Apollo 156
22. Hymn to Poseidon 156
23. Hymn to Zeus 157
24. Hymn to Hestia 157
25. Hymn to the Muses and Apollo 158
26. Hymn to Dionysos 158
27. Hymn to Artemis 159
28. Hymn to Athena 160
29. Hymn to Hestia 161
30. Hymn to Earth, Mother of All 162
31. Hymn to Helios 163
32. Hymn to Selene 164
33. Hymn to the Dioskouroi 165
34. Hymn to Guest-Friends 167
Pronunciation Guide 168
Suggestions For Further Reading 171
Index 173

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