A Referential Commentary and Lexicon to Iliad VIIIeBook - 2007
Adrian Kelly shows that familiarity with the oral background of Homeric poetry is vital for a proper appreciation of Homeric narrative. He presents the kind of information a modern reader requires to become as fluent in traditional epic poetry as an original ancient audience. - ; This book aims to provide the reader of Homer with the traditional knowledge and fluency in Homeric poetry which an original ancient audience would have brought to a performance of this type of narrative. To that end, Adrian Kelly presents the text of Iliad VIII next to an apparatus referring to the traditional units b.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 515 pages).