Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 1, Books 1-4 by G. S. Kirk
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Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 1, Books 1-4
By G. S. Kirk

The Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 1, Books 1-4

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Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 1, Books 1-4 by G. S. Kirk

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This is the first volume of a projected six-volume Commentary on Homer's Iliad, under the General Editorship of professor G. S. Kirk. Professor Kirk himself is the editor of the present volume, which covers the first four Books of Iliad. It consists of four introductory chapters, dealing in particular with rhythm and formular techniques, followed by the detailed commentary which aims at helping serious readers by attempting to identify and deal with most of the difficulties which might stand in the way of a sensitive and informed response to the poem. The Catalogues in Book 2 recieve especially full treatment. The book does not include a Greek text - important matters pertaining to the text are discussed in the commentary. It is hoped that the volume as a whole will lead scholars to a better understanding of the epic style as well as of many well-known thematic problems on a larger scale. This Commentary will be an essential reference work for all students of Greek literature. Archaeologists and historians will also find that it contains matters of relevance to them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521281713
ISBN-10: 0521281717
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 436
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-1985
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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