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The Iliad: A Commentary, Volume 2: Books 5-8

The Iliad: A Commentary, Volume 2: Books 5-8

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The second volume in the major six-volume commentary on the Iliad. Special attention is given to language, style and thematic structure in four introductory essays which are followed by the commentary itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521237109
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Series: Iliad , #2
Pages: 351
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Intrroduction; 1. The Homeric gods: prior considerations; 2. Typical motifs and scenes; 3. The speech-element in The Iliad; 4. History and fiction in The Iliad; Commentary; Book 5; Book 6; Book 7; Book 8; Index.

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