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Description - Homeric Hymns by Homer

In this new translation of the Homeric Hymns, Sarah Ruden employs a melodious and flexible non-rhyming line of eleven syllables, offering a close approximation of Greek hexameter verse in natural English rhythms. The result is a Homeric Hymns marked by its accuracy, simplicity, and economy of movement. Sheila Murnaghan's Introduction situates the Hymns within the mythological and performative traditions that gave rise to them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780872207257
ISBN-10: 0872207250
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Homer

Translated by Sarah Ruden; Introduction and Notes by Sheila Murnaghan

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