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Philosophy Ancient & Classical

The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite

Introduction, Text, and Commentary

by (author) Andrew Faulkner

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Initial publish date
Nov 2011
Category
Ancient & Classical
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780199639496
    Publish Date
    Nov 2011
    List Price
    $132.00

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The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite, which tells of the seduction of the shepherd Anchises by the love-goddess Aphrodite, has long been recognized as a masterpiece of early Western literature. This edition is designed as a reference tool to aid scholars and students in their study of the poem. The introduction and commentary deal with points of language appropriate to the specialist or student of Greek, but also with matters of literary interpretation of interest to the non-specialist reader.

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Contributor Notes

Andrew Faulkner is Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

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