Three Aeginetan Odes of Pindar: A Commentary on Nemean V, Nemean III, & Pythian VIII

Three Aeginetan Odes of Pindar: A Commentary on Nemean V, Nemean III, & Pythian VIII

by Pfeijffer
     
 

A study of three epinicia of Pindar, which have in common that they celebrate victories of Aeginetan athletes. The primary objective of this book is to provide an interpretation of each of the three odes as meaningful, coherent works of the literary art.

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A study of three epinicia of Pindar, which have in common that they celebrate victories of Aeginetan athletes. The primary objective of this book is to provide an interpretation of each of the three odes as meaningful, coherent works of the literary art.

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From the Publisher
'They will need to be consulted by anyone considering these three odes.'
Stephen Instone, Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2000.
…wird hinfort seinen festen Platz in der Pindarforschung einnehmen.
Stefan Hiller, Anzeiger für die Altertumswissenschaft, 2002.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004113817
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/22/1999
Series:
Mnemosyne, Supplements Series, #197
Pages:
724
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.65(h) x 2.05(d)

Meet the Author

Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, Ph.D. (1996) in Arts, Leiden University, is a Research Fellow at Leiden University. He has published extensively on Pindar and on Greek lyric poetry in general. His feeling for poetry is enhanced by the fact that he himself is a poet.

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