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Author Pindar.

Title The complete odes / Pindar ; translated by Anthony Verity ; with an introduction and notes by Stephen Instone
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007

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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 186 pages)
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Contents Contents; Introduction; Translator's Note; Select Bibliography; Chronology; THE ODES; OLYMPIANS; PYTHIANS; NEMEANS; ISTHMIANS; Explanatory Notes
Summary The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. The Odes contain versions of some of the best known Greek myths and are also a valuable source for Greek religion and ethics. Verity's lucid translations are complemented by insights into competition, myth, and meaning. - ;'we can speak of no greater contest than Olympia'. The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. He celebrated the victories of athletes competing in foot races, horse races, boxing, wres
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xxiii-xxvii)
Notes Translated from the Ancient Greek
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Subject Pindar -- Translations into English
Pindar
Pindar -- Translations into English.
Laudatory poetry, Greek -- Translations into English
Athletics -- Greece -- Poetry
Games -- Greece -- Poetry
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Athletics
Games
Laudatory poetry, Greek
Griechisch.
Ode.
Laudatory poetry, Greek -- Translations into English.
Athletics -- Greece -- Poetry.
Games -- Greece -- Poetry.
Greece
Genre/Form Electronic books
poetry.
Poetry
Translations
Ausgabe.
Poetry.
Po├ęsie.
Form Electronic book
Author Verity, Anthony.
Instone, Stephen.
LC no. 2006039673
ISBN 0191517178
9780191517174
9786611146832
6611146830
1281146838
9781281146830
9780191604737
0191604739
Other Titles Works. English. 2007