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A Commentary on Homer"s Odyssey: Volume I

Introduction and Books I-VIII

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsAlfred Heubeck (Editor), Stephanie West (Editor), J. B. Hainsworth (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7396566M
ISBN 100198140371
ISBN 109780198140375

Full text of "Homer's Odyssey: With a commentary" See other formats.   Lombardo's Odyssey offers the distinctive speed, clarity, and boldness that so distinguished his Iliad.. New York Times Book Review Notable Book Selection for "[Lombardo] has brought his laconic wit and love of the ribald to his version of the carefully honed syntax gives the narrative energy and a whirlwind pace/5(17).

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ A Commentary on Homer’s Odyssey: Volume III: Books XVII-XXIV Joseph Russo, Manuel Fernandez-Galiano, Alfred Heubeck This is the third and final volume of a presentation in English of a commentary on Homer's Odyssey compiled by an international team of scholars and published in Italian under the auspices of Fondazione Lorenzo Valla.

The Odyssey is Homer's epic of Odysseus' year struggle to return home after the Trojan War. While Odysseus battles mystical creatures and faces the wrath of the gods, his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus stave off suitors vying for Penelope's hand and Ithaca's throne long enough for Odysseus to return. The Odyssey ends as Odysseus wins a contest to prove his identity, slaughters the.   The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad), attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between and BC.


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In this volume the commentary by West and Hainsworth is preceded by an introduction which discusses previous research on the 'Odyssey', the nature of the poem, and its relation to the 'Iliad', the epic dialect, and the transmission of the text. Read more.

Product details. Series /5(2). (1) Peter Jones, "Homer's Odyssey: A Companion to the Translation of Richmond Lattimore"; this is a passage-by-passage commentary, but takes a much more literary perspective than Heubeck's volume. (2) George Dimock, "The Unity of the Odyssey", which is a book-by-book literary appreciation and examination of the epic as a piece of poetry and /5(4).

: A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey: Volume I, Introduction and Books I-VIII; Volume II, Books IX-XVI; Volume III, Books XVII-XXIV (Three Volume Set): Paperback. 3 vols.

Paper wraps. Spines sunned. Some creasing to spines. Owner inscription on ffep of Price: $ This is the third and final volume of a presentation in English of a commentary on Homer's Odyssey compiled by an international team of scholars and published in Italian under the auspices of Fondazione Lorenzo Valla.

In this volume each section of commentary is preceded by introductions dealing with the books in Range: $ - $ Buy A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey: Volume I: Introduction and Books I-VIII: Introduction & Books Vol 1 (Clarendon Paperbacks) New Ed by Heubeck, Alfred, West, Stephanie, Hainsworth, J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(1). A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey. Volume I: Introduction and Books I-VIII. Edited by Alfred Heubeck, Stephanie West, and J. Hainsworth. A Clarendon Press Publication. Compiled by an international team of scholars, this is the first book of a three-volume commentary.

This first book of a three-volume commentary compiled by an international team of scholars includes an introduction discussing previous research on the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the : $ In this volume the commentary by West (Books I-IV) and Hainsworth (Books V-VIII) is preceded byan introduction which discusses previous research on the Odyssey, the nature of the poem and its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the text.

Book VI is a regular GCSE set text. Get this from a library. A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey. [Alfred Heubeck; Stephanie West; J B Hainsworth; A Hoekstra; Joseph Russo;] -- This three volume commentary also includes an introduction discussing previous research on the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the text.

This is the first volume of a projected six-volume Commentary on Homer's Iliad, under the General Editorship of professor G. 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.

A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey: Volume II: Books IX-XVI: : Heubeck, Alfred, Hoekstra, Arie: BooksReviews: 2. In this volume the commentary by West (Books I-IV) and Hainsworth (Books V-VIII) is preceded by an introduction which discusses previous research on the Odyssey, the nature of the poem and its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the text.

Book VI is a regular GCSE set text. show more. Now available in paperback, this is the final instalment of a three-volume presentation in English of a commentary on Homer's Odyssey compiled by an international team of scholars and published in Italian under the auspices of the Fondazione Lorenzo Valla.

Buy A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey: Volume III: Books XVII-XXIV: Books XVII-XXIV Vol 3 (Clarendon Paperbacks) New Ed by Russo, Joseph (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). version the introduction and commentary have been thoroughly revised and adapted to the text of T.

Allen in the Oxford Classical Texts series. There is also a consolidated index at the end of this volume. Download Commentary on homers odyssey iii books xvii xxiv joseph russo ().pdf, available at for free. In this volume the commentary by West (Books I-IV) and Hainsworth (Books V-VIII) is preceded by an introduction which discusses previous research on the Odyssey, the nature of the poem and its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the text.

Book VI is a regular GCSE set text. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Later printing. Paperback. Octavo standard size. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Slight roll to the spine. Two pages have a bit of waviness from a former paperclip.

w/ index. First of three volumes. Very good. Item # Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This is the second instalment of a three-volume presentation in English of a commentary on Homer's "Odyssey", compiled by.

Peter Jones provides a line-by-line commentary on Homer's Odyssey that explains the factual details, mythological allusions, and Homeric conventions that a student or general reader could not be expected to bring to an initial encounter with the also illuminates epic style, Homer's methods of composition, the structure of work, and his characterization.4/5(57).

Renowned Homer scholar Barry B. Powell has already given the world powerful new translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Now his Homer's Iliad and Odyssey: The Essential Books brings together his translations of the most important books and passages from these two great poems in one handy ible, poetic, and accurate, Barry Powell's translations are an excellent fit for today's.

Homer's Odyssey A Commentary is a popular book by Denton J. Snider. Read Homer's Odyssey A Commentary, free online version of the book by Denton J. Snider, on Denton J. Snider's Homer's Odyssey A Commentary consists of 18 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of Homer's Odyssey A Commentary which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.In the second volume, the commentaries by Heubeck (Books IX-XII) and Hoekstra (Books XIII-XVI) are both preceded by introductions, with Hoekstra paying special attention to diction in the Odyssey and the tradition of epic diction in general.

The introductions and commentary have been thoroughly revised and adapted to the text of T. W. Allen in the Oxford Classical Text series.Peter Jones provides a line-by-line commentary on Homer's Odyssey that explains the factual details, mythological allusions, and Homeric conventions that a student or general reader could not be expected to bring to an initial encounter with the also illuminates epic style, Homer's methods of composition, the structure of work, and his characterization.