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Odyssey [PDF]

by Peter Jones
"Companions" are for those approaching classical authors with no knowledge of Greek, Latin or the ancient world. Accompaning available translations, they are useful for students of Classical Civilization Studies for GCSE & A Level & at university. Ancient history students will find the commentary on source materials useful. Each volume includes an introduction to author & work, with reference to scholarship; commentary explaining details, historical background & difficult passages; & periodic summaries of situation or content. This book has a line-by-line commentary on The Odyssey explaining factual details, mythological allusions & conventions a general reader is not expected to bring to an initial encounter. It also illuminates epic style, composition methods, structure & characterization. An introduction describes features of oral poetry & the history of the text.
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eBook formatPaperback, (torrent)En
PublisherBristol Classical Press
File size2.6 Mb
Release date 01.06.1991
Pages count288
Book rating4.66 (45 votes)
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1. Persia Emily | 29.04.2015 17:33

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Thank you! Great book!

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