By Andrew Faulkner

ISBN-10: 0199589038

ISBN-13: 9780199589036

this is often the 1st choice of scholarly essays at the Homeric Hymns, a corpus of 33 hexameter compositions that have been most likely recited at gala's of the gods whom they honoured and have been frequently attributed in antiquity to Homer. After a normal advent to trendy scholarship at the Homeric Hymns, the essays of the 1st a part of the publication research intimately facets of the longer narrative poems within the assortment, whereas these of the second one half provide serious consciousness to the shorter poems and to the gathering as an entire. The members to the quantity current a variety of stimulating perspectives at the learn of the Homeric Hymns, which, with the invention of latest fragments, have attracted a lot curiosity in contemporary years.

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