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Three Homeric Hymns to Apollo, Hermes and Aphrodite

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ISBN-10: 0521457742

ISBN-13: 9780521457743

Edition: 2009

Authors: Nicholas Richardson

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List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.50" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Nicholas Richardson is an Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. His previous work includes an edition of The Homeric Hymn to Demeter (1974); The Illiad: A Commentary. Volume VI: Books 21-24 (Cambridge, 1993); and Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday (co-edited with P. J. Finglass and C. Collard, 2007).

List of maps and figure
List of abbreviations
The Homeric Hymns
Nature and purpose
Origins of the collection
Structure and themes
Hymn to Apollo
Authorship and date
Language and style
Hymn to Hermes
The hymn as comedy
Relationship with the Hymn to Apollo
Legal aspects
Music and prophecy
Language and style
Dating, and occasion of first performance
Relationship with other versions
Hymn to Aphrodite
Structure and themes
Relationship with other early poetry
Date and place of composition
The Homeric Hymns and Hellenistic Poetry
Transmission of the text
Three Homeric Hymns
To Apollo
To Hermes
To Aphrodite