Studies in the Text and Transmission of the Iliad

Studies in the Text and Transmission of the Iliad

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During the decades he spent preparing his edition of Homer, which gained worldwide repute, Martin L. West accumulated numerous interesting and new details regarding the transmission of the text. He is presenting his findings now in this special monograph. This work will serve to familiarize the Homer scholar with the latest outcomes concerning textual problems in the Iliad; in addition, it will make certain of West's editorial decisions more comprehensible to the specialist.Compare the failure to grasp the opposition of leaders and 7rXn0uc, in B 484-90 (above, pp. \77i.). Cf. West (1999a), 190f. ... epuKaKoi is the more strongly supported variant, and in accord with regular Homeric syntax, where the optative withanbsp;...


Title:Studies in the Text and Transmission of the Iliad
Author:Martin Litchfield West
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2001-01-01
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