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The Mortal Hero: An Introduction to Homer's Iliad


From the Preface: This book is addressed mainly to non-specialist readers who do not know Greek and who read, study, or teach the Iliad in translation; it also is meant for classical scholars whose professional specialization has prevented them from keeping abreast of recent work on Homer. It is grounded in technical scholarship, to which it constantly referes and is intended to contribute, and I hope that even Homeric specialists will find ideas and interpretations to interest them. I have tried to present clearly what ...

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The Mortal Hero: An Introduction to Homer's Iliad
1985, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520056268

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