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Pindar's Pythian 11 is a miniature masterpiece: a poem praising a tender athlete which offers a brilliant and significant account of the Agamemnon legend. but it comprises such a lot of problems (of textual content, metre, courting and interpretation) that even Wilamowitz seemed it as one among Pindar's such a lot imprecise poems. This 2007 variation (the first full-scale remedy that the poem had ever bought) offers solutions to the issues that experience avoided right appreciation of the paintings. as well as the whole creation and observation, the publication additionally has a textual content in response to re-assessment of the manuscripts, targeted metrical dialogue, and a translation.

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