Thucydides and Pindar historical narrative and the world of Epinikian poetry

Simon Hornblower demonstrates a thematic and literary kinship between Thucydides, one of the greatest of the ancient Greek historians, and Pindar, one of the greatest Greek poets who specialized in celebratory odes for victors in the Olympic Games

Main Author: Hornblower, Simon
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2004, 2004
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Simon Hornblower demonstrates a thematic and literary kinship between Thucydides, one of the greatest of the ancient Greek historians, and Pindar, one of the greatest Greek poets who specialized in celebratory odes for victors in the Olympic Games
Physical Description:xv, 454 p. ill., maps
ISBN:9780191719424