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The Cambridge Companion to Homer (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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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 ...more
Paperback, 419 pages
Published September 1st 2015 by Cambridge University Press (first published October 14th 2004)
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