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    The Odyssey: Bks.1-12 (Paperback)(Greek, Modern (1453-)) By (author) Homer, Volume editor W. B. Stanford, Edited by W. Standford

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    DescriptionFirst 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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    Title
    The Odyssey: Bks.1-12
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Homer, Volume editor W. B. Stanford, Edited by W. Standford
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 520
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    Greek, Modern (1453-)
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781853995026
    ISBN 10: 1853995029
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: YQC, DCF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.9T
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25770
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    DC21: 883.01
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    DC22: 883
    Thema V1.0: DCF, YPCA
    Edition
    2, New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Bristol Classical Press
    Publication date
    01 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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."