three homeric hymns to apollo hermes and aphrodite

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Three Homeric Hymns

Author : Nicholas Richardson
ISBN : 9780521451581
Genre : History
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Specifically designed for upper-level students of these major narrative works of early Greek poetry.

Homeric Hymns

Author : Sarah Ruden
ISBN : 0872207250
Genre : Poetry
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Poet and translator Sarah Ruden offers a sparkling new translation of one of our prime sources for archaic Greek mythology, ritual, cosmology, and psychology.

The Homeric Hymns

Author : Michael Crudden
ISBN : 0192802402
Genre : Literary Collections
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The Homeric Hymns honor the Greek gods. Once attributed to Homer, it is now accepted that the hymns were composed by later poets working in the same tradition, probably during the seventh and sixth centuries BC. This volume offers a new faithful verse translation of all the hymns, ExplanatoryNotes, and a Glossary of Names.

The Homeric Hymns

Author : Diane J. Rayor
ISBN : 9780520282117
Genre : Fiction
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"This updated edition incorporates twenty-eight new lines in the first Hymn to Dionysos, along with expanded notes, a new preface, and an enhanced bibliography. With her introduction and notes, Rayor places the hymns in their historical and aesthetic context, providing the information needed to read, interpret, and fully apreciate these literary windows on an ancient world."--P. [4] of cover.


Author : Hesiod
ISBN : UCLA:L0067496778
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The Homeric Hymn To Aphrodite And Related Texts

Author : S. Douglas Olson
ISBN : 9783110260748
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite (600s BCE?) tells the story of a brief encounter between the goddess of love and the cowherd Anchises, which led to the birth of the Trojan hero Aeneas. Less than 300 lines long, it is among the shortest of the so-called ‘major Homeric Hymns’, but is nonetheless richly and beautifully conceived and narrated. This book offers a complete text of the poem and of nine related ‘minor Hymns’, based on a fresh examination of the manuscripts. Also offered are a translation; a substantial introduction, which treats inter alia the problem of dating early Greek epic poetry; and a narratologically-oriented commentary.

The Homeric Hymn To Aphrodite

Author : Andrew Faulkner
ISBN : 9780191553424
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite, which tells of the seduction of the shepherd Anchises by the love-goddess Aphrodite, has long been recognized as a masterpiece of early Western literature. This edition is designed as a reference tool to aid scholars and students in their study of the poem. The introduction and commentary deal with points of language appropriate to the specialist or student of Greek, but also with matters of literary interpretation of interest to the non-specialist reader.

Traditional Themes And The Homeric Hymns

Author : Cora Angier Sowa
ISBN : 9780865160378
Genre : Epic poetry, Greek
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The Politics Of Olympus

Author : Jenny Strauss Clay
ISBN : 1853996920
Genre : History
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Jenny Strauss Clay provides a systematic & convincing reading of the four Homeric hymns as a group, & in relation to the epics of Homer & the 'Theogony' of Hesiod. She reveals unexpected subtleties & coherence, & also shows how the hymns work in combination to provide an over-arching Greek worldview. 'This important and ground-breaking book provides a systematic and convincing reading of these four fascinating poems as a group, and in relation to the epics of Homer and the Theogony of Hesiod. Clay's expert and highly original analysis of the poems' narrative and thematic patterns succeeds brilliantly in demonstrating not only the unexpected subtlety and coherence of each Hymn, but also the ways in which they work in combination to provide an over-arching Greek world-view. This is by far the best book that has been written on this important body of poetry.' -- Mark Griffith, University of California, Berkeley 'Though controversial in many places, this book is of great value to classicists. Its assumption that the poems have an intellectual and "theological" coherence... is welcome and will benefit those who teach the Hymns.' -- Charles Platter, Classical Outlook

The Reception Of The Homeric Hymns

Author : Athanassios Vergados
ISBN : 9780198728788
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The Reception of the Homeric Hymns is a collection of original essays exploring the reception of the Homeric Hymns and other early hexameter poems in the literature and scholarship of the first century BC and beyond. Although much work has been done on the Hymns over the past few decades, and despite their importance within the Western literary tradition, their influence on authors after the fourth century BC has so far received relatively little attention and there remains much to explore, particularly in the area of their reception in later Greco-Roman literature and art. This volume aims to address this gap in scholarship by discussing a variety of Latin and Greek texts and authors across the late Hellenistic, Imperial, and Late Antique periods, including studies of major Latin authors, such as Virgil, Horace, and Ovid, and Byzantine authors writing in classicizing verse. While much of the book deals with classical reception of the Hymns, including looking beyond the textual realm to their influence on art, the editors and contributors have extended its scope to include discussion of Italian literature of the fifteenth century, German scholarship of the nineteenth century, and the English Romantic poets, demonstrating the enduring legacy of the Homeric Hymns in the literary world.

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