HOMERIC HYMNS ATHANASSAKIS PDF

In his acclaimed translations of the hymns, Apostolos Athanassakis preserves the essential simplicity of the original Greek, offering a straightforward, line-by-line. A rich source for students of Greek mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also fine poetry. Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these prooimia. Apostolos N. Athanassakis holds the James and Sarah Argyropoulos Chair in Hellenic Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among his many.

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Join our email listserv and hmeric monthly updates on the latest titles. For this long-awaited new edition, Athanassakis enhances his classic work with a comprehensive index, careful and selective changes in the translations themselves, and numerous additions to the notes which will enrich the reader’s experience of these ancient and influential poems.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Among his many translations is Hesiod: A rich source for students of Greek mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also fine poetry. A rich source for students of Greek mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also fine poetry.

The homeric hymns Apostolos N. Among his many translations is Hesiod: Fragments of the Hymn to Dionysos 2 To Demeter. Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these prooimia, or preludes, were actually composed over centuries and used by poets to prepare for the singing or recitation of longer portions of the Homeric epics Fragments of the Hymn to Dionysos. The homeric hymns Apostolos N. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these prooimia, or preludes, were actually composed over centuries and used by poets to prepare for the singing or recitation of longer portions of the Homeric epics HomerusErwin Cook. From inside the book. The Homeri Hymns Apostolos N. AthanassakisApostolos N.

It is clearly intended for the use of students in courses in Greek mythology and religion, and includes a short but useful general introduction and separate notes to each Hymn The translator displays a knack for selecting colorful and appropriate English words to match the Greek.

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Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these prooimiaor preludes, were actually composed over centuries and used by poets to prepare for the singing or recitation ohmeric longer portions of the Homeric epics. To the Mother of the Gods.

The Homeric Hymns Apostolos N. A rich source for students of Greek mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also athanasaakis poetry. References to this book Another Mother Tongue: Among his many translations is Hesiod: Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these prooimiaor preludes, were actually composed over centuries and used by poets to prepare for the singing or recitation of longer portions of hmns Homeric epics.

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The Homeric Hymns

Athanassakis’ translation is acceptable, and his commentary is very useful for its sound traditional scholarship and acquaintance with modern Greek folklore which he alone can contribute. In his acclaimed translations of the hymns, Apostolos Athanassakis preserves the essential simplicity of the original Greek, offering a straightforward, line-by-line translation that makes no attempts to masquerade or modernize.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these prooimiaor preludes, were actually composed over centuries and used by poets to prepare for the singing or recitation of longer portions of the Homeric epics.

No eBook available Amazon. Athanassakis Snippet view – The homeric hymns The Homeric Hymns. In his acclaimed translations of the hymns, Apostolos Athanassakis preserves the essential simplicity of the original Greek, offering a straightforward, line-by-line translation that makes no attempts to masquerade or modernize.

Availability Text Usually ships business days after receipt of order. Contents Fragments of the Hymn to Dionysos.