The Cambridge Companion to Homer

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Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   November 8, 2004
ISBN  0521012465
Pages  444

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The two Homeric poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, have long been considered masterpieces, and their influence on subsequent Greek and Western literature has been immense. An international team of experts discusses the poems, their background and composition, and subsequent reception to the present day. Each chapter features contemporary critical insights and closes with a guide to further reading on the topic.

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