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The Politics of Olympus: Form and Meaning in the Major Homeric Hymns

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Jenny Strauss Clay provides a systematic & convincing reading of the four Homeric hymns as a group, & in relation to the epics of Homer & the 'Theogony' of Hesiod. She reveals unexpected subtleties & coherence, & also shows how the hymns work in combination to provide an over-arching Greek worldview.

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Paperback, 304 pages
Published May 26th 2006 by Bristol Classical Press (first published December 1989)
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Melissa
Mar 16, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Enlightening and elegant study of archaic Greek poetry. Recommended for those with special interests in poetry or Greek literature.
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