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Selections from Homer's Iliad

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ISBN-10: 0806133635

ISBN-13: 9780806133638

Edition: 2001

Authors: Allen Rogers Benner, Mark W. Edwards

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First published in 1903, Selections from Homer's Iliadhas become a classic Greek textbook. Allen Rogers Benner presents selections from twelve books of the Iliadboth in Greek and English. Short summaries between books bridge the narrative and aid the student in gaining a comprehensive view of the Iliadas a work of literature and art. Invaluable resources include an extensive section of notes on the text, a short Homeric grammar, and a vocabulary and Greek index. In a new foreword, Mark W. Edwards argues for the utility of Benner's text while offering a useful summary of current scholarship on the historical sources of the epic, Greek oral tradition, and Homeric style and diction. Benner's Iliadwill join Barbour's Herodotusand Garrison's Catullusas indispensable volumes in classical culture and literature available from the University of Oklahoma Press.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 12/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.21" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Foreword
Homer and His World
The Gods of the Iliad
The Singer and the Tradition
The Story and How It Is Told
Homeric Diction
Other Features of Homeric Style
Further Reading
Preface
Introduction to Homer's Iliad
Origin and Transmission of the Greek Epic
The Homeric Age
Dress in the Homeric Age
Armor in the Homeric Age
Book
A entire
B 1483m 780-815
[Gamma] entire
E 274-352, 432-448
Z 237-529
I entire
O 592-746
[Pi] 1-167, 198-305, 419-507, 663-867
[Sigma] entire
T 1-73, 276-300, 392-424
X entire
[Omega] 472-691
A Table of Parallel References
A Short Homeric Grammar
The Dactylic Hexameter
Elision, Contraction, Synizesis, etc.
Inflections--Word-formation
Prepositions and Adverbs
Syntax
A Vocabulary and Greek Index
An English Index