Sense and Nonsense in Homer :A consideration of the inconsistencies and incoherencies in the texts of the Iliad and the Odyssey

By: Wilson, John ;

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v + 76pp, laminated card, A4 ex lib with numerous stamps including one on the page edges, Christ Church archive, card cover slightly marked, bookplate inside front cover An examination of passages in Homeric texts which either present semantic or logical difficulties or are incoherent or inconsistent. Extracts from the Iliad and the Odyssey are translated into English with a detailed analysis of ambiguous terms. Wilson illustrates that translators in the past have tended to ignore literary accuracy in favour of producing a readable story.

Title: Sense and Nonsense in Homer :A consideration of the inconsistencies and incoherencies in the texts of the Iliad and the Odyssey

Author Name: Wilson, John ;

Categories: General,

Publisher: BAR Intl Ser 839: 2000

ISBN Number: 184171044X

ISBN Number 13: 9781841710440

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

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