Homer and His Age

Homer and His Age


By (author) Andrew Lang


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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback | 364 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 20mm | 535g
  • Publication date: 30 April 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Kila, MT
  • ISBN 10: 0766188418
  • ISBN 13: 9780766188419
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. 1906. While best known for his translations of classical literature and as a collector of folk and fairy tales, Lang also wrote poetry, biographies, histories, novels, literary criticisms and even children's books. Lang was highly regarded as a Homeric scholar and Homer and His Age is one of the works he contributed to this area of study. Contents: The Homeric Age; Hypotheses as to the Growth of the Epics; Hypotheses of Epic Composition; Loose Feudalism: The Over-Lord in Iliad, Books I and II; Agamemnon in the Later Iliad; Archaeology of the Iliad-Burial and Cremation; Homeric Armour; The Breastplate; Bronze and Iron; The Homeric House; Notes of Change in the Odyssey; Linguistic Proofs of Various Date; The Doloneia-Iliad, Book X; The Interpolations of Nestor; The Comparative Study of Early Epics; and Homer and the French Mediaeval Epics. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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