The Homeric Hymns

The Homeric Hymns

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This 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 137.2 x 210.8 x 10.2mm | 226.8g
  • Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
  • MA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 1585100196
  • 9781585100194
  • 819,632

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..".an exemplary work: an admirable translation combined with up-to-date scholarship in full and lucid notes and introduction."--Tom Clayton, University of Minnesota
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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
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About Susan C. Shelmerdine

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.
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