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600 Pages | 12 illustrations, including 3 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199576708

Bookseller Code (06)

Lykophron: Alexandra

Greek Text, Translation, Commentary, and Introduction

Simon Hornblower

  • Features the first ever full-length commentary in English on one of the most important and notoriously difficult Greek poems dating from the hellenistic period
  • Provides the Greek text of the poem in full alongside an English translation
  • Examines the meaning of the poem's numerous difficult allusions to, and descriptions of, gods, heroes, and heroines