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This can be the 6th and ultimate quantity of the key statement on Homer's Iliad now being ready below the overall Editorship of Professor G. S. Kirk. It discusses the final 4 books of the poem intimately, and its major function is to assist readers to understand the poetic and narrative features of the paintings. there's no different research corresponding to this in scale and aspect in English. The advent additionally discusses the constitution and major subject matters of the poem, its dating to the Odyssey, and how during which the Homeric poems have been interpreted in antiquity. The Greek textual content isn't really integrated. This quantity encompasses a consolidated index of the Greek phrases in all six volumes.

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