Homeric Hymns

Homeric Hymns

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From the abduction of Persephone by Hades to Hermes' theft of Apollo's cattle, the Homeric Hymns recount some of the most compelling and significant episodes in Greek mythology. They were recited at festivals to honor the Olympian gods and goddesses, to pray for divine favor, and for victory in singing contests. They stand now as works of great poetic force, full of grace and lyricism, ranging in tone from irony to solemnity, ebullience to grandeur. Enhanced with… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin Classic (November 01, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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