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Author Pindar.

Title The odes of Pindar / translated by C.M. Bowra
Published Harmondsworth, UK : Penguin (Firm), 1969


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 W'PONDS  880.1 P6483 A21/B  AVAILABLE
Description 256 pages ; 19 cm
Series Penguin classics L209
Penguin classics.
Contents Machine derived contents note: The Odes Preface -- Introduction -- Main Events in the Games -- Pythian X -- Pythian VI -- Pythian XII -- Olympian XIV -- Pythian VII -- Nemean II -- Nemean V -- Isthmian VI -- Isthmian V -- Isthmian VIII -- Isthmians III-IV -- Olympian XI -- Olympian I -- Nemean I -- Olympian III -- Olympian II -- Pythian IX -- Pythian III -- Nemean III -- Olympian X -- Nemean IV -- Nemean IX -- Olympian VI -- Olympian XII -- Pythian I
Summary The odes of Pindar (518-438 B.C.), the most renowned of the ancient Greek poets, were choral songs extolling victories at the Games at Olympia, Delphi, Nemea, and Corinth, that covered the specturm of Greek mythological and moral belief
Analysis Games - Greece Poetry
Laudatory poetry, Greek - Translations into English
Olympic games (Ancient) Poetry
Notes (Penguin classics ; L209)
Subject Pindar -- Translations into English.
Athletics -- Greece -- Poetry.
Greek poetry.
Games -- Greece -- Poetry.
Laudatory poetry, Greek -- Translations into English.
Laudatory poetry, Greek.
Mythology, Greek -- Poetry.
Olympic games (Ancient) -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Author Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971.
LC no. 73417474
ISBN 014044209X