The ancient Greek hero in 24 hours / Gregory Nagy.

"The ancient Greeks' concept of "the hero" was very different from what we understand by the term today, Gregory Nagy argues--and it is only through analyzing their historical contexts that we can truly understand Achilles, Odysseus, Oedipus, and Herakles. In Greek tradition, a h...

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Main Author: Nagy, Gregory.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.
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