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The best of the Achaeans : concepts of the hero in Archaic Greek poetry / Gregory Nagy.


Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 9780801822001, 0801822009

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Subjects Dichtkunst.
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Epic poetry, Greek.
Griechenland (Altertum)
Griechisch.
Grieks.
Held (Motiv)
Helden (personen)
Heroes in literature.
Heros.
Héros dans la littérature.
Homer -- Characters -- Heroes.
Homer.
Homerus.
Letterkunde.
Literatur.
Poésie grecque -- Thèmes, motifs.
Description xvi, 392 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-373).
Also issued online.
Contents Part I : Demodokos, Odyssey, Iliad -- 1. The first song of Demodokos -- 2. The best of the Achaeans -- 3. A conflict between Odysseus and Achilles in the Iliad -- 4. The death of Achilles and a festival at Delphi -- Part II : Hero of epic, hero of cult -- 5. The name of Achilles -- Supplement: the name of the Achaeans -- 6. Lamentation and the hero -- 7. The death of Pyrrhos -- 8. The death of Hektor -- 9. Poetic categories for the hero -- 10. Poetic visions of immortality for the hero -- Part III : Praise, blame, and the hero -- 11. On strife and the human condition -- 12. Poetry of praise, poetry of blame -- 13. Iambos -- 14. Epos, the language of blame, and the worst of the Achaeans -- 15. The best of the Achaeans confronts an Aeneid tradition -- Part IV : Beyond epic -- 16. The death of a poet -- 17. On the antagonism of God and hero -- Supplement: The name of Homer -- 18. On the stories of a poet's life -- 19. More on strife and the human condition -- 20. Achilles beyond the Iliad.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Greece
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4775501
(OCoLC)ocm04775501
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Nagy, Gregory.
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