Iliad (Oxford University Press) / Edition 1

Iliad (Oxford University Press) / Edition 1

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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,

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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 Commentary, as well as containing material addressed to advanced readers, is also designed to be accessible to those who are new to Homer. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198721864
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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

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