Porphyrys Homeric Questions on the Iliad: Text, Translation, Commentary John A. MacPhail Jr.

ISBN: 9783110216806

Published: November 19th 2010

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Porphyrys Homeric Questions on the Iliad: Text, Translation, Commentary  by  John A. MacPhail Jr.

Porphyrys Homeric Questions on the Iliad: Text, Translation, Commentary by John A. MacPhail Jr.
November 19th 2010 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 310 pages | ISBN: 9783110216806 | 3.21 Mb

The Homeric Questions of the philosopher Porphyry (3rd cent. CE) is an important work in the history of Homeric criticism. Porphyry applies the dictum that the poet explains himself to solve questions of interpretation in Homer. This new edition ofMoreThe Homeric Questions of the philosopher Porphyry (3rd cent. CE) is an important work in the history of Homeric criticism. Porphyry applies the dictum that the poet explains himself to solve questions of interpretation in Homer. This new edition of the Questions on the Iliad eliminates much that was wrongly attributed to Porphyry in the old edition (1880).

In the interest of the non-specialist, the new text has a facing translation in English. The commentary explains Porphyry s arguments and the editor s textual decisions.



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