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Homer: Odyssey VI and VII Homer

Homer: Odyssey VI and VII By Homer

Homer: Odyssey VI and VII by Homer


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Summary

Geared very much to the needs of those coming to Homer for the first time, this book provides an unexpurgated text, commentary and introduction to books 6 and 7 of the Odyssey.

Homer: Odyssey VI and VII Summary

Homer: Odyssey VI and VII by Homer

These two books of the Odyssey provide an ideal introduction to the poem, illustrating Odysseus' cunning intelligence at its best as he gains acceptance in the court of the Phaeacians, and, above all, the subtly drawn character of Nausicaa. This edition replaces the much used one by G.M. Edwards (1914). It contains text (now unexpurgated) and vocabulary, expanded commentary and new introduction. It is geared very much to the needs of those coming to Homer for the first time with a grasp of the basics of classical Greek, and assumes no previous knowledge of Homeric forms or grammar; an outline of these, and of the Homeric hexameter, is given in the introduction and grammar points are reiterated in the commentary. The introduction also provides an outline of questions surrounding Homer and the composition of the Iliad and Odyssey, together with a discussion of the role of books 6 and 7 within the epic's overall structure.

About Homer

Janet Watson received her PhD from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and has since taught Classics in the Universities of Wellington and Dunedin, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations Preface Abbreviations Introduction Select Bibliography Homeric Greek Metre Text of Odyssey 6 Text of Odyssey 7 Notes on Odyssey 6 Notes on Odyssey 7 Vocabulary

Additional information

GOR006087327
9781853994890
1853994898
Homer: Odyssey VI and VII by Homer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
20020731
144
N/A
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