ISBN-10: 1784101761

ISBN-13: 9781784101763

during this distinct and finely-wrought assortment, award-winning poet and pupil Peter McDonald provides us the 1st modern translation of the Homeric Hymns; a suite of 33 nameless historical Greek hymns celebrating person gods. From Zeus to Aphrodite, Apollo to Hermes, each one hymn tells a narrative a couple of specific god, and each poem is a miniature epic in itself. As McDonald explains in his entire advent, 'Homer with no the Hymns is under Homer', and this translation revives the vintage textual content for the twenty first century reader, constructing its rightful position along copies of The Iliad and The Odyssey at the desks of scholars, students, and enthusiasts of the classics worldwide.

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