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    The Homeric Hymns (Focus Classical Library) (Paperback) Edited and translated by Susan C. Shelmerdine

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    DescriptionThis is a collection of the standard texts of ancient Greek which are important components of what we know about Greek myth, religion, language and culture. All of the works collectively known as the Homeric Hymns are collected and translated here in their entirety, and the work includes ample notes and an introduction to provide information on the works' historic importance, a chronological table, genealogical chart, maps of Greece and the Aegean Islands, and illustrations of vase paintings with mythological themes. This edition is part of the Focus Classical Library.


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    Title
    The Homeric Hymns
    Authors and contributors
    Edited and translated by Susan C. Shelmerdine
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 186
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781585100194
    ISBN 10: 1585100196
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    LC classification: PA
    B&T General Subject: 640
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, POE008000
    DC21: 881.01
    BISAC V2.8: LCO003000
    DC22: 884.01
    BISAC V2.8: DRA000000
    Thema V1.0: DCF
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Publisher
    Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
    Imprint name
    Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
    Publication date
    01 July 2000
    Publication City/Country
    USA
    Author Information
    Susan C. Shelmerdine (Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) is Professor in the department of Classical Studies at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Her research interests include Archaic Greek Literature, Homer, Mythology, Ancient Religion, and Greek and Latin Pedagogy.
    Review quote
    ."..an exemplary work: an admirable translation combined with up-to-date scholarship in full and lucid notes and introduction." --Tom Clayton, University of Minnesota
    Back cover copy
    The Focus Classical Library is dedicated to providing modern students with the best of Classical literature in contemporary translations with notes and introductions to provide access to the culture and context at the roots of contemporary thought...".an exemplary work: an admirable translation combined with up-to-date scholarship in full and lucid notes and introduction." --Tom Clayton, University of Minnesota