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6 edition of poetry of Homer found in the catalog.

poetry of Homer

by Samuel Eliot Bassett

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homer -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-257) and index.

    Statementby Samuel Eliot Bassett ; edited with an introduction by Bruce Heiden.
    SeriesGreek studies
    ContributionsHeiden, Bruce A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4037 .B35 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3685419M
    ISBN 100739106953, 0739106961
    LC Control Number2003047673

    If Homer was not the first who introduced the deities (as Herodotus imagines) into the religion of Greece, he seems the first who brought them into a system of machinery for poetry, and such a one as makes its greatest importance and dignity: for we find those authors who have been offended at the literal notion of the gods, constantly laying. Book I opens with the words, "Rage — Goddess, sing the rage of Peleus' son Achilles." Homer invokes the muse ("Goddess") of epic poetry to aid him in telling the story of Achilles' anger and the great war for Helen and Troy. He further introduces in the word "rage" one of the human qualities, along with pride and honor, that will make up a.

    Get this from a library! The poetry of Homer. [Samuel Eliot Bassett; Bruce A Heiden] -- Bassett (U. of Vermont) died only days before he was scheduled to deliver the Sather Classical Lecture at the University of California, Berkeley. The book is based on the completed manuscript he. Homer By Troy Jollimore About this Poet Troy Jollimore's first book of poetry, Tom Thomson in Purgatory, won the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other poetry collections include At Lake Scugog () and Syllabus of Errors (), both published in the Princeton Series of Contemporary.

    “The Odyssey” (Gr: “Odysseia”) is the second of the two epic poems attributed to the ancient Greek poet Homer (the first being “The Iliad”), and usually considered the second extant work of Western was probably composed near the end of the 8th Century BCE and is, in part, a sequel to “The Iliad”. It is widely recognized as one of the great stories of all time, and Ratings: An epic poem written by the Greek poet Homer, the Iliad recounts the events of the final weeks of the Trojan War and the siege of the city of Troy after Helen of Sparta is kidnapped by the Trojan prince Paris. Homer’s Iliad is one of the oldest works known in Western literature and is typically dated back to some time in the 8th-century BCE, though its exact date of completion is speculative.


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Bk I Invocation and Introduction. Goddess, sing me the anger, of Achilles, Peleus’ son, that fatal anger that brought countless sorrows on the Greeks, and sent many valiant souls of warriors down to Hades, leaving their bodies as spoil for dogs and carrion birds: for thus was the will of Zeus brought to fulfilment.

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