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Author Krieter-Spiro, Martha, author

Title Homer's Iliad : the Basel Commentary : Book III / by Martha Krieter-Spiro
Published Boston ; Berlin : De Gruyter, [2015]
©2015
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 198 pages)
Series Homers Ilias (Gesamtkommentar). English ; bk. 3
Contents Preface to the German edition -- Preface to the English edition -- Notes for the reader (including list of abbreviations) -- 24 rules relating to Homeric language (R) -- Overview of the action in Book 3 -- Commentary -- Bibliographic abbreviations
Summary This commentary on the 3rd book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of the ceremonial single combat between the rivals for Helen, Paris and Menelaus, a scene that reflects the origins of the Trojan War. The famous parade before the walls presents Agamemnon, Odysseus and Ajax, and reveals just how much in love Paris and Helen are in spite of internal and external conflicts -- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Homer. Iliad. Book 3.
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 150150178X (electronic bk.)
150150181X (epub)
9781501501784 (electronic bk.)
9781501501814 (epub)
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