Art and Humanity in Homer

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Macmillan, 1896 - 284 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 48 - Clearly the rest I behold of the dark-eyed sons of Achaia; Known to me well are the faces of all; their names I remember; Two, two only remain, whom I see not among the commanders, Castor fleet in the car, — Polydeukes brave with the cestus, — Own dear brethren of mine, — one parent loved us as infants.
Σελίδα 48 - Polydeukes brave with the cestus, — Own dear brethren of mine, — one parent loved us as infants. Are they not here in the host, from the shores of loved Lacedaemon, Or, though they came with the rest in ships that bound through the waters, Dare they not enter the fight or stand in the council of heroes...
Σελίδα 95 - Is it so long ago That cry of human woe From the walled city came, Calling on his dear name, That it has died away In the distance of to-day ? O Absalom, my son...
Σελίδα 214 - Where through the vales the mazy waters stray ? A dignity of dress adorns the great, And kings draw lustre from the robe of state. Five sons thou hast; three wait the bridal day...
Σελίδα 49 - Or, though they came with the rest in ships that bound through the waters, Dare they not enter the fight or stand in the council of Heroes, All for fear of the shame and the taunts my crime has awakened ? So said she : — they long since in Earth's soft arms were reposing. There, in their own dear land, their Fatherland, Lacedaemon.
Σελίδα 123 - We are informed that these lines were rejected by the greatest Homeric scholar among the ancients, the librarian Aristarchos, on the ground that they were irrelevant. This very fact, however, indicates that they are at least very ancient, if not originally a part of the scene. The figure thus alluded to is a sort of high-relief against a background of natural rock. The shape is thrice the human height, and some two hundred feet from the ground. A trickling spring is said to give the impression of...
Σελίδα 251 - Paris," occurs repeatedly elsewhere in the ' Iliad,' but referring always merely to Paris' sin in carrying off Helen. This is, in fact, the first link in the chain of evils known to the poet of the ' Iliad.' The later ' Cyprian Epic,' written expressly to ascribe more adequate causes for the war, pieced on this introduction: and, still later, a rhapsode probably interpolated this awkward couplet into the ' Iliad,
Σελίδα 116 - So spoke he ; and he roused indeed in him Desire of weeping for his father. Then Grasping him by the hand, he gently pushed The old man from him ; and they both bewailed unceasingly : the one remembering Hector, the slayer of men, the while he lay Before Achilles...
Σελίδα 219 - Woodland-dwellers, are sporting ; and Leto rejoices in spirit ; Loftily over them all her head and brow she upraises. All are beautiful there, yet she is easily foremost.

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