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Published: 27 October 2011

360 Pages


ISBN: 9780199639496

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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.