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Epic Threads: John Brockington on the Sanskrit Epics
Epic Threads: John Brockington on the Sanskrit Epics
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ean: 9780195662955, isbn: 1584883901,

This volume brings together John Brockington's articles on the Ramayana and Mahabharata, relating them to wider issues in the study of the Sanskrit epics....


Order and Disorder
Order and Disorder
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ean: 9780631220619, isbn: 0631220615,

Order and Disorder, the first epic poem by an Englishwoman, has never before been available in its entirety. The first five cantos were printed anonymously in 1679, but fifteen further cantos remained in manuscript, probably because they were so poli...


Homer in English (Poets in Translation, Penguin)
Homer in English (Poets in Translation, Penguin)
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'The Iliad and Odyssey,' writes Professor George Steiner, 'are perennially active in the pulse of the English languages, in the texts and contexts of Anglo-Saxon self-definition; these translations and variations on Homeric themes offer nothing less ...


Thomas Hobbes Translations of Homer 2 Volume Set: Thomas Hobbes Translations of Homer: The Iliad and the Odyssey (Clarendon Edition of the Works of Thomas Hobbes)
Thomas Hobbes Translations of Homer 2 Volume Set: Thomas Hobbes Translations of Homer: The Iliad and the Odyssey (Clarendon Edition of the Works of Thomas Hobbes)
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ean: 9780199262144, isbn: 0199262144,

This volume in the Clarendon Edition of the Works of Thomas Hobbes contains his translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, edited by Eric Nelson. Hobbes translated the Homeric poems into English verse during the course of the 1670s, when he was alrea...


Atra-Hasis: The Babylonian Story of the Flood (English, Akkadian and Sumerian Edition)
Atra-Hasis: The Babylonian Story of the Flood (English, Akkadian and Sumerian Edition)
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Originally published: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969....


Biblical Epics in Late Antiquity and Anglo-Saxon England: Divina in Laude Voluntas (Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series)
Biblical Epics in Late Antiquity and Anglo-Saxon England: Divina in Laude Voluntas (Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series)
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ean: 9780802098535, isbn: 0802098533,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Biblical poetry, written between the fourth and eleventh centuries, is an eclectic body of literature that disseminated popular knowledge of the Bible across Europe. Composed mainly in Latin and subsequently in Old English, biblical versification has...


The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue
The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue
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In The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue, Benjamin Sammons takes a fresh look at a familiar element of the Homeric epics -- the poetic catalogue. This study uncovers the great variety of functions fulfilled by the catalogue as a manner of spe...


Front Lines: Soldiers' Writing in the Early Modern Hispanic World (Material Texts)
Front Lines: Soldiers' Writing in the Early Modern Hispanic World (Material Texts)
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ean: 9780812248425, isbn: 0812248422,

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In Front Lines, Miguel Martínez documents the literary practices of imperial Spain's common soldiers. Against all odds, these Spanish soldiers produced, distributed, and consumed a remarkably innovative set of works on war that have been almost comp...


The Bhagavad Gita, Translated with a  General Introduction, with Chapter Introductions. A New edition (Arkana)
The Bhagavad Gita, Translated with a General Introduction, with Chapter Introductions. A New edition (Arkana)
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Monumental work on Hindu religion, with critical introd, notes....


The Mahabharata, Volume 2: Book 2:  The Book of Assembly; Book 3: The Book of the Forest (Mahabharata (English Translation by Univ of Chicago Press))
The Mahabharata, Volume 2: Book 2: The Book of Assembly; Book 3: The Book of the Forest (Mahabharata (English Translation by Univ of Chicago Press))
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ean: 9780226846644, isbn: 0226846644,

The Mahabharata an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem is a remarkable collection of epics legends romances theology and ethical and metaphysical doctrine The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers the Pandavas and their...


Ramayana
Ramayana
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Written by Valmiki, a dacoit-turned-sagewho lived at the same time as Ram himself, Ramayana follows the path of Ram. From his birth, valorous deeds, winning of the hand of Seeta in marriage, exile and suffering from Ayodhya, battle with Ravan to his ...


Illustrated Poetry and Epic Images: Persian Painting of the 1330s and 1340s
Illustrated Poetry and Epic Images: Persian Painting of the 1330s and 1340s
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ean: 9780300199956, isbn: 0300199953,

The two fourteenth-century manuscripts that are the subject of this catalogue and the core of the exhibition that it celebrates have for a long time charmed viewers and intrigued scholars. The poetic anthology, the Mu'nis al-ahrar, is dated 1341, whi...


Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy
Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy
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How were the Greeks of the sixth century BC able to invent philosophy and tragedy? Richard Seaford argues that a large part of the answer can be found in another momentous development, the invention and rapid spread of coinage. By transforming social...


Hellenistic Poetry (Oxford University Press Academic Monograph Reprints)
Hellenistic Poetry (Oxford University Press Academic Monograph Reprints)
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mpn: bibliography, indices, ean: 9780198140405, isbn: 0198140401,

This broad study of the Hellenistic poets of the 3rd century B.C. provides a much needed picture of the poetry of the period while demonstrating its quality and vitality. Hutchinson explores the work of such writers as Theocritus, Callimachus, and Ap...


001: A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey: Volume I:  Introduction and Books I-VIII
001: A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey: Volume I: Introduction and Books I-VIII
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mpn: bibliography, ean: 9780198147473, isbn: 0198147473,

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This first book of a three-volume commentary compiled by an international team of scholars includes an introduction discussing previous research on the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the text....


Self-Interpretation in The Faerie Queene (Studies in Renaissance Literature)
Self-Interpretation in The Faerie Queene (Studies in Renaissance Literature)
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sku: 77022, ean: 9781843840879, isbn: 1843840871,

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Recent Spenser criticism has thrown much new light, and much doubt, on the nature of The Faerie Queene's involvement in contemporary political and religious controversies. Material to these developments has been wide recognition of the unreliability ...


The Iliad of Homer (The Library of Liberal Arts)
The Iliad of Homer (The Library of Liberal Arts)
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ean: 9780195068252, isbn: 0195068254,

This translation of Homer's Iliad by the poet and classicist Ennis Rees attempts to be both faithful to the original and accessible to the modern reader....


Odisea / Odyssey (Clasicos Universales) (Spanish Edition)
Odisea / Odyssey (Clasicos Universales) (Spanish Edition)
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ean: 9788489163607, isbn: 848916360X,

Homero, de cuya probable existencia apenas se sabe algo más de que vivió en el siglo VIII a. C., es el autor de obras como la Ilíada y la Odisea, que fueron consideradas durante mucho tiempo como relatos de hechos reales y, más aún, como una par...


Kleine Schriften II: Orientalia. Hrsg. von M. Laura Gemelli Marciano in Zusammenarbeit mit Franziska Egli, Lucius Hartmann und Andreas Schatzmann (Walter Burkert. Kleine Schriften)
Kleine Schriften II: Orientalia. Hrsg. von M. Laura Gemelli Marciano in Zusammenarbeit mit Franziska Egli, Lucius Hartmann und Andreas Schatzmann (Walter Burkert. Kleine Schriften)
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ean: 9783525252710, isbn: 3525252714,

Dieser Band enthalt Beitrage aus einem Bereich, in dem Walter Burkert in verschiedener Hinsicht Pionierarbeit geleistet hat und heute eine anerkannte Autoritat ist: Es geht um die Beziehungen zwischen der sich entwickelnden griechischen Zivilisation ...


Ovid's Changing Worlds: English Metamorphoses 1567-1632
Ovid's Changing Worlds: English Metamorphoses 1567-1632
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mpn: bibliography, index, ean: 9780198187042, isbn: 0198187041,

Ovid's Changing Worlds looks at the four most important English imitations of the Metamorphoses in the English Renaissance: the translations of Arthur Golding and George Sandys, Spenser's Faerie Queene, and Michael Drayton's Poly-Olbion. It sheds new...



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