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The Resource Ancient epic, Katherine Callen King

Ancient epic, Katherine Callen King

Label
Ancient epic
Title
Ancient epic
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Callen King
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to six of the greatest ancient epics; Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, Vergil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses, and Apollonius of Rhodes' Agonautica. It provides an accessible introduction to the ancient epic, offers interpretive analyses of poems within a comprehensive historical context, and includes a detailed timeline, suggestions for further readings, and an appendix of the Olympian gods and their Akkadian counterparts
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Katherine Callen
Dewey number
809.1/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1307
LC item number
.K56 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Blackwell introductions to the classical world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry
  • Poetry, Ancient
  • Heroes in literature
Label
Ancient epic, Katherine Callen King
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The epic of Gilgamesh -- The context of Homeric epic -- The Iliad -- The Odyssey -- The Argonautika of Apollonios of Rhodes -- The context of Roman epic -- The Aeneid of Virgil -- The Metamorphoses of Ovid
Control code
244293257
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 206 pages
Isbn
9781405159487
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008036233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)244293257
Label
Ancient epic, Katherine Callen King
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The epic of Gilgamesh -- The context of Homeric epic -- The Iliad -- The Odyssey -- The Argonautika of Apollonios of Rhodes -- The context of Roman epic -- The Aeneid of Virgil -- The Metamorphoses of Ovid
Control code
244293257
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 206 pages
Isbn
9781405159487
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008036233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)244293257

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