- By Andrew Faulkner

The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays

  • Title: The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays
  • Author: Andrew Faulkner
  • ISBN: 9780199589036
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Homeric Hymns Interpretative Essays This is the first collection of scholarly essays on the Homeric Hymns a corpus of hexameter compositions that were probably recited at festivals of the gods whom they honoured and were often attri

    This is the first collection of scholarly essays on the Homeric Hymns, a corpus of 33 hexameter compositions that were probably recited at festivals of the gods whom they honoured and were often attributed in antiquity to Homer After a general introduction to modern scholarship on the Homeric Hymns, the essays of the first part of the book examine in detail aspects of theThis is the first collection of scholarly essays on the Homeric Hymns, a corpus of 33 hexameter compositions that were probably recited at festivals of the gods whom they honoured and were often attributed in antiquity to Homer After a general introduction to modern scholarship on the Homeric Hymns, the essays of the first part of the book examine in detail aspects of the longer narrative poems in the collection, while those of the second part give critical attention to the shorter poems and to the collection as a whole The contributors to the volume present a wide range of stimulating views on the study of the Homeric Hymns, which, with the discovery of new fragments, have attracted much interest in recent years.

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    1. Great companion to the Homeric Hymns!Some essays are more interesting than others, some more dense and hard to get through than others the usual. But really, in the end, as I read this for a class I have to say that I found it indispensible.

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