The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite
Introduction, Text, and Commentary
By (author) Andrew Faulkner
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Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite by Andrew Faulkner
Book DescriptionThe Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite, which tells of the seduction of the shepherd Anchises by the love-goddess Aphrodite, has long been recognized as a masterpiece of early Western literature. This edition is designed as a reference tool to aid scholars and students in their study of the poem. The introduction and commentary deal with points of language appropriate to the specialist or student of Greek, but also with matters of literary interpretation of interest to the non-specialist reader.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199238040
(223mm x 144mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 29-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Andrew Faulkner
Andrew Faulkner is Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada
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