The Rise of the Greek Epic: Being a Course of Lectures Delivered at Harvard University

The Rise of the Greek Epic Being a Course of Lectures Delivered at Harvard University This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digiti

  • Title: The Rise of the Greek Epic: Being a Course of Lectures Delivered at Harvard University
  • Author: Gilbert Murray
  • ISBN: 9781428609815
  • Page: 169
  • Format: paper
  • This is a pre 1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process Though we have made best efforts the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience We believe this work is culturally importanThis is a pre 1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process Though we have made best efforts the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

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    1. Hoewel dit boek al van 1911 dateert (met een herwerkte versie uit 1923) blijft het een basisboek voor wie zich in de Griekse epische literatuur wil verdiepen. Murray geeft hier de neerslag van tien lezingen over het ontstaan van de Ilias en de Odyssee. Hij beschrijft de 'donkere eeuwen' waarin bij de vele in Griekenland levende stammen allemaal hun eigen helden- en godenverhalen hebben die bij diverse gelegenheden worden voorgedragen door dichters. Door de migratie - ware volksverhuizingen - rak [...]

    2. Thought obsolete in the time-line of academia, Mr. Murray's arguments should still be viewed as a pinnacle of creative thought on the Homeric problem. Particularly, his arguments concerning the society and cultural atmosphere of the Age of Heroes are both powerful and imaginative; and though there is scant evidence outside of the Odyssey and the Iliad and remaining smatterings of the Epic Cycle, he uses the spirit that drives humanity, both ancient and modern men alike, as the groundwork for his [...]

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