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The tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the epic cycle

Jonathan S. Burgess

The tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the epic cycle

by Jonathan S. Burgess

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek Epic poetry,
  • Literature and history,
  • Knowledge,
  • History and criticism,
  • Influence,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • Trojan War,
  • Cycles (Literature),
  • Lost literature,
  • In literature,
  • Literature and the war

  • About the Edition

    Burgess challenges Homer"s authority on the history and legends of the Trojan War, placing the Iliad and Odyssey in the larger, often overlooked context of the entire body of the Greek epic poetry of the Archaic Age.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-277) and index.

    StatementJonathan S. Burgess
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4037 .B84 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 295 p. :
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25548305M
    ISBN 10080187890X
    ISBN 109780801878909
    OCLC/WorldCa55701695

      Homer - The Iliad - Book 6 Reciting Homer - Iliad book 6 - Duration: The Iliad (Books ), the Epic Cycle, & the history of the Trojan War - Duration: Eric Luttrell 9,   The Trojan War: A New History, by Barry Strauss, re-examines The Iliad of Homer and other works of the epic cycle, as well as archaeological evidence and written material about the Bronze Age in the Near East, to present evidence that the Trojan War .

    Extracts from Homer, Hesiod, and the so-called Epic Cycle are combined with Bronze Age archaeology. Before Heinrich Schliemann’s spectacular discovery of Troy in , the scholarly consensus was that Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and the Epic Cycle (largely) were poetic fancy and did not actually describe the events of the Trojan war (ca. The Epic Cycle - Malcolm Davies, Book | Further Reading The epic cycle: a commentary on the lost Troy epics - M. L. West, Book | Further Reading The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle - Jonathan S. Burgess Book | Further Reading 1/8.

    Composed in the third century A.D., the Trojan Epic is the earliest surviving literary evidence for many of the traditions of the Trojan War passed down from ancient Greece. Also known as the Posthomerica, or "sequel to Homer," the Trojan Epic chronicles the course .   For the greater part of three thousand years since the date of the Trojan War, the imagination of poets and dramatists has been busy with its story. , Jonathan S. Burgess, The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle, Johns Hopkins University Press, , Paperback, page 1, The poems of the Epic Cycle are now lost.


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The tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the epic cycle by Jonathan S. Burgess Download PDF EPUB FB2

In The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle, Jonathan Burgess challenges Homer's authority on the war's history and the legends surrounding it, placing the Iliad and Odyssey in the larger, often overlooked context of the entire body of Greek epic poetry of the Archaic Age.

He traces the development and transmission of the Cited by: To some degree, the book’s title, as well as the titles of the three parts into which it is divided (“The Epic Cycle and the Tradition of the Trojan War”; “Homer and the Tradition of the Trojan War”; “The Epic Cycle and Homer”), is misleading, in that it creates the impression that Author: Margalit Finkelberg.

Although the Iliad and Odyssey narrate only relatively small portions of the Trojan War and its aftermath, for centuries these works have overshadowed other, more comprehensive narratives of the conflict, particularly the poems known as the Epic Cycle.

In The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle, Jonathan Burgess challenges Homer's authority on the war's/5. “The Epic Cycle and the Tradition of the Trojan War”, gives an overview of Burgess’ notions of how the Epic Cycle came into being. “Homer and the Tradition of the Trojan War” examines the Homeric poems in the context of the range of early artistic representations of stories of the Trojan War.

The final chapter, “The Epic Cycle and. Although the Iliad and Odyssey narrate only relatively small portions of the Trojan War and its aftermath, for centuries these works have overshadowed other, more comprehensive narratives of the conflict, particularly the poems known as the Epic Cycle.

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The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle Paperback Decem /5(6). Get this from a library. The tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the epic cycle. [Jonathan S Burgess] -- Burgess challenges Homer's authority on the history and legends of the Trojan War, placing the Iliad and Odyssey in the larger, often overlooked context of the entire body of the Greek epic poetry of.

In The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle, Jonathan Burgess challenges Homer\'s authority on the war\'s history and the legends surrounding it, placing the Iliad and Odyssey in the larger, often overlooked context of the entire body of Greek epic poetry of the Archaic Age.

Home > The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle > Reviews A very interesting and accessible book." — S. Douglas Olson - Religious Studies Review has firmly established the case that the Cyclic epics should be regarded as more authoritative representatives of Greek tradition about the Trojan War than the poems of.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. In this book, Jonathan Burgess challenges Homer's authority on the history and legends of the Trojan War, placing the "Iliad" and "Odyssey" in the larger, often overlooked context of the entire body of Greek epic poetry of the Archaic Age.

Burgess describes the Epic Cycle tradition as reflected in surviving commentaries, poems, and works of art. Achilles kills Penthesileia: a scene from the Aethiopis, shown on the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.

The epic cycle tells the story of the world from the Creation to the return of the heroes of the Trojan way the poems were composed is a matter of conjecture, although it seems that the Iliad and the Odyssey, attributed to Homer, are the oldest poems. From a corpus of Greek epics known in antiquity as the "Epic Cycle," six poems dealt with the same Trojan War mythology as the Homeric poems.

Though they are now lost, these poems were much read and much discussed in ancient times, not only for their content but for their mysterious relationship with the more famous works attributed to Homer.

In The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle, Jonathan Burgess challenges Homer's authority on the war's history and the legends surrounding it, placing the Iliad and Odyssey in the larger, often overlooked context of the entire body of /5(29). The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle Jonathan S.

Burgess Although the Iliad and Odyssey narrate only relatively small portions of the Trojan War and its aftermath, for centuries these works have overshadowed other, more comprehensive narratives of the conflict, particularly the poems known as the Epic Cycle.

Homer (/ ˈ h oʊ m ər /; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος Greek pronunciation: [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the semi-legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek kingdoms.

It focuses on a quarrel between King Agamemnon and. the epic cycle Download the epic cycle or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the epic cycle book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Tradition Of. In The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle, Jonathan Burgess challenges Homer's authority on the war's history and the legends surrounding it, placing the Iliad and Odyssey in the larger, often overlooked context of the entire body of Greek epic poetry of the Archaic Age.

He traces the development and transmission of the. In The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle, Jonathan Burgess challenges Homer's authority on the war's history and the legends surrounding it, placing the Iliad and Odyssey in the larger, often overlooked context of the entire body of Greek epic poetry of the Archaic Age.

A New History. Author: Barry Strauss; Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Drawing on archaeological research, an expert account of the famous historical battle confirms many details recounted in Homer's epic account, from Troy's alliance with the Hittite Empire to the significant fire at the end of the twelfth century and facts.

The Homeric Question concerns the doubts and consequent debate over the identity of Homer, the authorship of the Iliad and Odyssey, and their historicity (especially concerning the Iliad).The subject has its roots in classical antiquity and the scholarship of the Hellenistic period, but has flourished among Homeric scholars of the 19th and 20th centuries.Jonathan S.

Burgess is the author of The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle ( avg rating, 29 ratings, 3 reviews, published ) /5(4).The odd title has absolutely nothing to do with Troy note, and instead suggests that the epic came from the following epics, its author is unknown.

It is believed to have been written sometime in the sixth century BC. The Cypria (Κύπρια) opens with Zeus discussing the Trojan War, which has not yet seems to refer to the myth that Zeus planned the Theban and.