Homer

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Author  Richard Claverhouse Jebb
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 30, 2012
ISBN  1440094748
Pages  222

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Homer. The four chapters into which it is divided deal respectively with four aspects of the subject: (i) The general character of the Homeric poems, and their place in the history of literature: (2) their historical value, as illustrating an early period of Hellenic life :(3) their influence in the ancient world, and the criticism bestowed on them in antiquity: (4) the modern inquiry into their origin. So far as I am aware, there is no one book, English or foreign, which collects the principal results of modern study in each of these departments. Mr Monro, the Provost of Oriel, was kind enough to read a considerable part of these pages, while they were still in an unfinished state, and to give me the benefit of his opinion on several points.
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