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Author Kelly, Adrian, 1972-

Title A referential commentary and lexicon to Iliad VIII / by Adrian Kelly
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 515 pages)
Series Oxford classical monographs
Oxford classical monographs.
Summary Adrian Kelly shows that familiarity with the oral background of Homeric poetry is vital for a proper appreciation of Homeric narrative. He presents the kind of information a modern reader requires to become as fluent in traditional epic poetry as an original ancient audience. - ;This book aims to provide the reader of Homer with the traditional knowledge and fluency in Homeric poetry which an original ancient audience would have brought to a performance of this type of narrative. To that end, Adrian Kelly presents the text of Iliad VIII next to an apparatus referring to the traditional units b
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-444) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Achilles (Mythological character) -- In literature
Homer. Iliad. Book 8.
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Trojan War -- Literature and the war.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 019156866X (electronic bk.)
9780191568664 (electronic bk.)