The Printed Homer: A 3,000 Year Publishing and Translation History of the Iliad and the Odyssey

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This is a publishing and translation history of the written forms of the Iliad and the Odyssey. It first considers who Homer might have been and then explores the when and how of the creation of the written forms of the works. The Homeric text in classical times and in medieval Europe and the Byzantine Empire, and the Homeric text, the printing press and Renaissance humanism are next taken up. The successes and failures of the many who attempted to translate the works are analyzed critically and then--a major portion of the ...

The Printed Homer: A 3,000 Year Publishing and Translation History of the Iliad and the Odyssey 2008, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786438976

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The Printed Homer: A 3,000 Year Publishing and Translation History of the Iliad and the Odyssey 2003, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786415502

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