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Homer: Iliad Book III Hardcover – 12 Sep 2019

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  • Hardcover: 206 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (12 September 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1107063019
  • ISBN-13: 978-1107063013
  • Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 1.3 x 22.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 40.8 g
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Book Description

Book III is one of the most diverse in the Iliad. This edition discusses the historical, literary and religious backgrounds to the work and gives a full historical account of Homeric language. The commentary explores the styles of Homeric narrative as well as providing linguistic and metrical help.

About the Author

A. M. Bowie is Emeritus Fellow in Classical Languages and Literature at Queen's College, Oxford. He has produced two other editions in the Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics series on books of Herodotus' Histories (Cambridge, 2007) and Homer's Odyssey (Cambridge, 2014) and has over forty years' experience teaching Latin and Greek language and literature to students at a variety of levels. He has also published widely on Indo-European and Near Eastern (Sumerian, Akkadian, Achaemenid) cultures, Indo-European linguistics, comparative literature and modern literary theory.

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