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By M. S. Silk

Michael Silk covers the poem's historic context, composition and large impact during this particular severe creation to Homer's Iliad, the earliest epic poem, and the earliest identified paintings of literature in old Greece. Silk relates its literary strength to the odd coherence and inter-relation of such features of the poem as its sort, character-portrayal and beliefs. This revised variation considers contemporary scholarship and comprises an up to date advisor to additional examining. First variation Hb (1986): 0-521-32814-4 First variation Pb (1986): 0-521-31302-3

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