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The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. The Odes contain versions of some of the best known Greek myths and are also a valuable source for Greek religion and ethics. Verity's lucid translations are complemented by ins...

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Main Author: Pindar.
Other Authors: Verity, Anthony., Instone, Stephen.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Ancient Greek
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series:Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. The Odes contain versions of some of the best known Greek myths and are also a valuable source for Greek religion and ethics. Verity's lucid translations are complemented by insights into competition, myth, and meaning. - ;'we can speak of no greater contest than Olympia'. The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. He celebrated the victories of athletes competing in foot races, horse races, boxing, wres.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxvii, 186 pages).
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages xxiii-xxvii).
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