The Cambridge Companion to Homer
ISBN10: 0521012465 ISBN13: 9780521012461 Contributors: Fowler, Robert L. (Editor) Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr Published: Oct 31 2004 Pages: 419 Weight: 1.55lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
The two Homeric poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, have long been considered masterpieces, and their influence on subsequent Greek and Western literature has been immense. An international team of experts discusses the poems, their background and composition, and subsequent reception to the present day. Each chapter features contemporary critical insights and closes with a guide to further reading on the topic.