The Best of the Achaeans: Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry (Revised)

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Price
$32.00
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date
Pages
424
Dimensions
5.85 X 0.92 X 8.97 inches | 1.23 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780801860157
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About the Author

Gregory Nagy is Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University. His books include Pindar's Homer: The Lyric Possession of an Epic Past, also available from Johns Hopkins.

Reviews

This is a learned, clever, and disturbing book . . . One is left with the uneasy feeling that curtains have parted in the wind, giving glimpses of unsuspected realities behind the apparently simple face of Greek heroic poetry.

--M. L. West "Times Literary Supplement"