Homer's "Iliad": a Commentary on Three Translations

Heftet / 2003 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9781853996573
Publisert
2003
Utgiver
Vendor
Bristol Classical Press
Aldersnivå
05, 06, 01, UU, UP, P, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
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Heftet
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346
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402 gr
Høyde
216 mm
Bredde
140 mm
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18 mm
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Homer's "Iliad": a Commentary on Three Translations

Heftet / 2003 / Engelsk
Homer's mighty epic, the Iliad, is the first work of western literatureand one of the defining masterpieces of our culture. The purpose ofthis new line-by-line commentary is to help as wide an audience aspossible to understand and appreciate the poem through the best ofrecent scholarship on the man and his work.Peter Jones hasselected three of the most widely used translations on which to basehis commentary, those of E.V. Rieu (revised and updated by PeterJones), Martin Hammond, and Richmond Lattimore.There is a usefulintroduction to the whole work and separate short introductions to eachbook of the Iliad. Each passage selected for comment is given aline-reference and quoted from all three translations.
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The purpose of this new line-by-line commentary is to help as wide an audience as possible to understand and appreciate the poem through the best of recent scholarship on the man and his work.
Peter Jones is the author of five books: Ancient and Modern, Intelligent Person's Guide to Classics, Homer's Iliad: a commentary on three translations, Homer's Odyssey, Learn Ancient Greek and Learn Latin
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ISBN13
9781853996573
Publisert
2003
Utgiver
Vendor
Bristol Classical Press
Aldersnivå
05, 06, 01, UU, UP, P, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
346
Vekt
402 gr
Høyde
216 mm
Bredde
140 mm
Tykkelse
18 mm
Se alle
Forfatter