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Olympian Odes. Pythian Odes - Pindar, and Race, William H. (Edited and translated by)
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The preeminent lyric poet of ancient Greece. Of the Greek lyric poets, Pindar (ca. 518-438 BC) was "by far the greatest for the magnificence of his inspiration" in Quintilian's view; Horace judged him "sure to win Apollo's laurels." The esteem of the ancients may help explain why a good portion of his work was carefully preserved. Most of the Greek lyric poets come down to us only in bits and pieces, but nearly a quarter of Pindar's poems survive complete. William H. Race now brings us, in two volumes, a new edition and ...

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Olympian Odes. Pythian Odes 1997, LOEB, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674995642

Hardcover