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Names of Homeric Heroes : Problems and Interpretations (Hardcover) (Nikoletta Kanavou)

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Nikoletta Kanavou gives readers a linguistic, literary, and contextual look at the personal names in the texts of Homer. She considers both of his epics and the character and action of selected heroes in their textual contexts. She contrasts modern etymologies of the heroes’ names with ancient meanings in order to provide understanding of what the heroic names may have meant to Homer and his contemporary audiences. The author is currently conducting research at Heidelberg University, Germany. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 187
Genre: Literary Criticism, Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Etymology
Series Title: Sozomena
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: De Gruyter
Author: Nikoletta Kanavou
Language: English
Street Date: August 28, 2015
TCIN: 23948665
UPC: 9783110409970
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-0333
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