Odyssey (Book, 1994) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Author: Homer.; A F Garvie
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This edition of the "Odyssey", books VI-VIII forms an introduction to Homer for students of Greek. The commentary aims especially to provide guidance on questions of literary and narrative technique and poetic artistry.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Homer; Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; A F Garvie
ISBN: 0521329299 9780521329293 0521338409 9780521338400
Language Note: Greek text with commentary in English.
OCLC Number: 605328785
Description: viii, 368 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 1. Homer; 2. The Phaeacian books; 3. Metre; 4. The text; 5. Odyssey Book; 6. Odyssey Book; 7. Odyssey Book: 8. Commentary; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Other Titles: Odyssey Books VI-VIII.
Responsibility: Homer. Books 6-8 / edited by A.F. Garvie.


This is the first self-contained edition of Books VI-VIII of the Odyssey, the account of Odysseus' time among the Phaeacians, and a popular introduction to Homer.  Read more...
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"The book is an invaluable resource for students of Greek, providing fountains of well-considered knowledge throughout." David W. Frauenfelder, Asian Thought and Society

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