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Homer’s Iliad

The Basel Commentary

Ed. by Bierl, Anton / Latacz, Joachim

[Based on "Gesamtkommentar, auf der Grundlage der Ausgabe von Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913)"]

Prolegomena

Ed. by Olson, Stuart Douglas

With contrib. by Bierl, Anton / Graf, Fritz / Jong, Irene de / Latacz, Joachim / Latacz, Joachim / Nünlist, René / Stoevesandt, Magdalene / Wachter, Rudolf / West, Martin L.

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    Publication Date:
    July 2015
    Copyright year:
    2015
    ISBN
    978-1-5015-0174-6
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    The Prolegomena provide an introduction to the Basler Iliad commentary. The volume includes essays on the history of Iliad commentaries and the text, formulaic language and the oral tradition, grammar, meter, characters, plot and chronological structure, narrative technique, and developments in Homeric criticism, as well as an Index of Mycenaean words with brief explanations.

    Details

    xviii, 284 pages
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Commentary
    Keyword(s):
    Homer; Iliad; Commentary; Introduction

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    Reviews

    "The Basel commentary series stands as a magnificent achievement in Homeric scholarship, and whatever the reservations and doubts expressed above, the English translation is a welcome addition."

    Evert van Emde Boas in Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2016.08.22

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