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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(216mm x 140mm x mm)
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Translated by Sarah Ruden; Introduction and Notes by Sheila Murnaghan