The Odyssey: Bks.1-12

The Odyssey: Bks.1-12

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First published in the outstanding and long-running 'red Macmillan' series in 1947 and substantially updated in 1959 (with, for example, sections on the relationship between Homer and the Mycenaean world), Stanford's "Odyssey" - of which this is the first of two volumes - has remained the standard edition used in upper school and by university students to guide their early reading of Homer. A substantial introduction covers many of the questions that lie behind the poem, including a thorough summary of Homeric grammar; the text is elucidated with full annotations, indexes and bibliography.

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 137.16 x 210.82 x 27.94mm | 566.99g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Bristol Classical Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1853995029
  • 9781853995026
  • 477,300

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About Homer

W.B. Stanford was Regius Professor of Greek at Trinity College, Dublin and served as the twenty-second Chancellor of the University. He is perhaps best remembered for his commentaries aimed at students on Homer's "Odyssey," Aristophanes' "Frogs," and Sophocles' "Ajax."

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