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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No eBook available Amazon. 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 athqnassakis to each Hymn 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.

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. Athaanassakis Options Sign in. A rich source for students of Hymms mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also fine poetry. AthanassakisApostolos N. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, homrric 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.

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Athanassakis Snippet view – For this long-awaited new edition, Athanassakis enhances his classic work with a comprehensive index, careful and selective changes in the translations hyms, and numerous additions to the notes which will enrich the reader’s experience of these ancient and influential poems.

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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.

Among his many translations is Hesiod: The homeric hymns Apostolos N. HomerusErwin Cook. Athanassakis Limited preview – Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Athanassakis Snippet view – Account Options Sign in. 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 Selected pages Title Page.

A rich source for students of Greek mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also fine poetry.

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The Homeric Hymns by Athanassakis, Homerus; Apostolos N

The homeric hymns The Homeric Hymns. Contents Fragments of the Hymn to Dionysos. The author succeeds admirably in reaching this goal. Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these prooimiaor preludes, were actually composed over centuries and ayhanassakis by poets to prepare for the singing or recitation of longer portions of the Homeric epics.

The Homeric Hymns

Availability Text Usually hy,ns business days after receipt of order. 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.

Fragments of the Hymn to Dionysos. From inside the book.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. 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.

Choose binding Paperback E-book. A rich source for students of Greek mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also fine poetry.