The Extant Odes of Pindar

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9781528717861 - The Extant Odes of Pindar - Ernest Myers
9781528717861 - The Extant Odes of Pindar - Ernest Myers
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The Extant Odes of Pindar

Containing a complete collection of all known odes written by Ancient Greek lyric poet Pindar. Pindar numbers amongst the nine canonical lyric poets of ancient Greece. Relatively well-preserved, his odes convey the values and beliefs of Ancient Greece at the beginning of the classical period.

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First published in 1874, “The Extant Odes of Pindar” contains a complete collection of all known odes written by Ancient Greek lyric poet Pindar. Pindar numbers amongst the nine canonical lyric poets of ancient Greece. Relatively well-preserved, his odes convey the values and beliefs of Ancient Greece at the beginning of the classical period. Contents include: “For Hieron of Syracuse, Winner in the Horse Race”, “For Theron Of Akragas, Winner in the Chariot-race”, “For Theron Of Akragas, Winner in the Chariot-race”, “For Psaumis of Kamarina, Winner in the Mule-chariot-race”, “For Psaumis of Kamarina, Winner in the Mule-chariot-race”, “For Ageias of Syracuse, Winner in the Muile-chariot-race”, etc. Ernest James Myers (1844–1921) was a Classicist, author, and poet. Other notable works by this author include: “The Judgement of Prometheus” (1886), “Gathered Poems” (1904), and “Lord Althorp: a Biography” (1890). Macha Press is republishing this classic biography now in a new edition complete with the extract ‘Classical Games’ by Francis Storr.

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Author

Ernest Myers

Imprint

Macha Press

ISBN

9781528717861, 9781528790970

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Pages

238

Publication Date

14 August 2020

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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