The Hymns of Homer

The Hymns of Homer : The Batrachomyomachia; And Two Original Poetical Hymns (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Hymns of Homer: The Batrachomyomachia; And Two Original Poetical Hymns Without entering into the discussion whether these interesting remains of antiquity are all of them genuine productions of the divine Homer, or belong to a later age, it must he confessed that they have the highest claims on attention, as containing much poetic beauty, and as having preserved to us some portions of the Mythology of the Ancients, which we might elsewhere seek in vain with equal certi tude There is no complete modem.translatiou of them; and perhaps it is little to be regretted, while we can boast the valuable, spirited, and original version, which is here submitted to those readers who have imbibed proper notions of the value of such venerable remains of the best period of our literature. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 372g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243171323
  • 9780243171323