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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description In this new translation of the Homeric HymnsSarah Ruden employs a melodious and flexible non-rhyming line of eleven syllables, offering a close approximation of Greek uomeric verse in natural English rhythms. The result homeriic a Homeric Hymns marked by its accuracy, simplicity, and economy of movement.


Sheila Murnaghan’s Introduction situates rude Hymns within the mythological and performative traditions that gave rise to them. Focusing on the longer Hymnsshe perceptively illuminates these oddly charming and sometimes grave accounts of defining episodes in the evolution of the cosmos.

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This will be marvelous for classroom use, for reading aloud, or simply for reading for pleasure. Ruden is clearly safah writer with considerable skill in poetic expression. Introduction, translation, and notes are all of superior quality.

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About Homer Sarah Ruden, poet and essayist, received her Ph. Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.