The Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 3, Books 9-12 by Bryan HainsworthThe Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 3, Books 9-12 by Bryan Hainsworth

The Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 3, Books 9-12

EditorBryan Hainsworth, G. S. Kirk, Bryan Hainsworth

Paperback | February 26, 1993

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The six-volume Commentary on Homer's Iliad prepared under the General Editorship of Professor G. S. Kirk is complete with the publication of this volume. It opens with two introductory chapters: the first on Homeric diction, the second on the contributions that comparative studies have made to seeing the Homeric epics in sharper perspective. In the commentary Dr. Hainsworth confronts the serious problems posed by the ninth, tenth and twelfth books of the Iliad. The Greek text is not included.
Homer is the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, the two greatest Greek epic poems. Nothing is known about Homer personally; it is not even known for certain whether there is only one true author of these two works. Homer is thought to have been an Ionian from the 9th or 8th century B.C. While historians argue over the man, his impact...
Title:The Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 3, Books 9-12Format:PaperbackDimensions:404 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.91 inPublished:February 26, 1993Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521281733

ISBN - 13:9780521281737


Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Formulas; 2. The Iliad as heroic poetry; Commentary; Index.