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    The World of Odysseus (New York Review Books Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Moses I Finley, By (author) Professor M I Finley, Introduction by Professor Bernard Knox

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    Description"The World of Odysseus" is a concise and penetrating account of the society that gave birth to the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey"--a book that provides a vivid picture of the Greek Dark Ages, its men and women, works and days, morals and values. Long celebrated as a pathbreaking achievement in the social history of the ancient world, M.I. Finley's brilliant study remains, as classicist Bernard Knox notes in his introduction to this new edition, "as indispensable to the professional as it is accessible to the general reader"--a fundamental companion for students of Homer and Homeric Greece.


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    Title
    The World of Odysseus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Moses I Finley, By (author) Professor M I Finley, Introduction by Professor Bernard Knox
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781590170175
    ISBN 10: 1590170172
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25770
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    DC22: 883.01, 883/.01
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: PA4037 .F48 2002
    Publisher
    NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS
    Imprint name
    NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS
    Publication date
    30 September 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY