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    DescriptionThis is the second volume in the major six-volume commentary on The Iliad now being prepared under the general editorship of Professor Kirk. Volume I was published in 1985. As before the volume consists of four introductory essays followed by the commentary itself. The Greek text is not included. This project is the first large-scale commentary on The Iliad for nearly 100 years, and takes special account of language, style and thematic structure as well as of the complex social and cultural background to the work.


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    Title
    The Iliad
    Subtitle
    A Commentary: Volume 2, Books 5-8
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by G. S. Kirk
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 662 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521237109
    ISBN 10: 0521237106
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Book Type: FI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 500
    BISAC V2.8: LAN000000
    DC22: 883.01, 883/.01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 06
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15610
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, LIT004190
    B&T Approval Code: A24204000
    BISAC V2.8: LCO003000
    DC20: 883.01
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PA4037 .K458 1985, PA4037.K458 1990
    Thema V1.0: CB, DNT, DSBB, DB, NHC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    index
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 July 1990
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Intrroduction; 1. The Homeric gods: prior considerations; 2. Typical motifs and scenes; 3. The speech-element in The Iliad; 4. History and fiction in The Iliad; Commentary; Book 5; Book 6; Book 7; Book 8; Index.