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Published: 29 May 2008

360 Pages


ISBN: 9780199238040

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The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite

Introduction, Text, and Commentary

Andrew Faulkner

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • The most comprehensive study of the poem available
  • Introduction considers the literary interpretation of the poem, its parallels in Near Eastern literature, date and place of composition, influence on later literature, and related matters
  • Full commentary draws upon linguistic, literary, historical, and archaeological evidence to throw light on the text and the questions it raises