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odes of Pindar.

Pindar

odes of Pindar.

Translated, with an introd.

by Pindar

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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPenguin classics -- L209
ContributionsBowra, C. M. 1898-1971.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4275 E5 B6 1969B
The Physical Object
Pagination256p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21216398M

Looking for books by Pindar? See all books authored by Pindar, including The Extant: Odes of Pindar, and The Olympian and Pythian Odes of Pindar, and more on More editions of Odes Of Pindar V1, With Several Other Pieces In Prose And Verse: To Which Is Added A Dissertation On The Olympic Games: Odes Of Pindar V1, With Several Other Pieces In Prose And Verse: To Which Is Added A Dissertation On The Olympic Games: ISBN () Softcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC,

Like Simonides and Bacchylides, Pindar wrote elaborate odes in honor of prize-winning athletes for public performance by singers, dancers, and musicians. His forty-five victory odes celebrate triumphs in athletic contests at the four great Panhellenic festivals: the Olympic, Pythian (at Delphi), Nemean, and Isthmian games. The Greek poet Pindar, a Boeotian aristocrat who wrote for aristocrats, lived at Thebes, studied at Athens, and stayed in Sicily at the court of Hieron at Syracuse. His epinicians, choral odes in honor of victors at athletic games, survive almost complete and are divided into four groups, depending upon whether they celebrate victory at the.

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Odes of Pindar book. Read 61 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Pindar (Greek: Πίνδαρος Pindaros; Latin: Pindarus), c–c, was /5. The Odes of Pindar on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(5). Odes of Pindar, with Several Other Pieces in Prose and Verse, Translated from the Greek: To Which Is Added a Dissertation on Olympick Games by Pindar, Gilbert West.

The Extant Odes of Pindar [Pindar] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pindar was an ancient Greek poet whose works are still read nearly years after his death.

From the intro: Probably no poet of importance equal or approaching to that of Pindar finds so few and so infrequent readers/5(7). The text is complemented by a succinct introduction by Stephen Instone outlining the essential nature of Pindar's Odes as well as explaining the nature of the Games, the events, and the participants.

Explanatory notes help the reader to navigate Pindar's sometimes compressed and allusive expressive by: 4. The Extant Odes of Pindar is a popular book by Pindar. Read The Extant Odes of Pindar, free online version of the book by Pindar, on Pindar's The Extant Odes of Pindar consists of 45 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of The Extant Odes of Pindar which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. "Of the translations in this collection, the first, third, fourth, eighth, and tenth Pythians have been previously published under the title Some odes of Pindar." Description: xii,[1] pages.

Pindar wrote eleven odes for Aiginetan victors almost one-fourth of the total number and did not weary of singing the praises of their special heroes, the Aiakidai, or sons of Aiakos, namely, Peleus and Telamon, with their sons, Achilleus and Aias (Ajax). Read OLYMPIAN ODES: CHAPTER VI of The Extant Odes of Pindar, free online book, by Pindar, on and from him the present victor Agesias was descended.

the ode is chiefly concerned with the story of his ancestor Iamos. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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Pindar: The Extant Odes of Pindar, Translated Into English, With Introduction and Short Notes (), trans. by Ernest Myers (Gutenberg text) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing.

Additional books from the extended shelves. Arguably the greatest /Greek lyric poet, Pindar ( B. C.) was a controversial figure in fifth-century Greece-a conservative Boiotian aristocrat who studied in Athens and a writer on physical prowess whose interest in the Games was largely philosophical.

Pindar's Epinician Odes-choral songs extolling victories in the Games at Olympia, Delphi, Nemea and Korinth cover the whole 4/5(5).

The form of these victory odes repeated a series of stanzas, called strophe, antistrophe, and epode or of only strophes. This basic form might be elaborated with themes, myths, reprises, movements, and performance instructions.

Pindar's odes in this volume were named for the location of the Panhellenic games, /5. Pindar's Epinician Odes—choral songs extolling victories in the Games at Olympia, Delphi, Nemea and Korinth—cover the whole spectrum of the Greek moral order, from earthly competition to fate and mythology.

But in C. Bowra's clear translation his one central image stands out—the successful athlete transformed and transfigured by Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; The Extant Odes of Pindar by Pindar.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Pindar. BCE. BCE: Translator: Myers, Ernest, Title: The Extant Odes of Pindar. About the Book One of the most celebrated poets of the classical world, Pindar wrote odes for athletes that provide a unique perspective on the social and political life of ancient Greece.

Commissioned in honor of successful contestants at the Olympic games and other Panhellenic contests, these odes were performed in the victors’ hometowns.

Odes of Pindar - Kindle edition by Pindar. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note 3/5(2). The odes of Pindar Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. LC copy signed by Walt Whitman on Pages: Book Description Dent, Soft Cover.

Condition: Very Good. Everyman edition. Translated into English verse by Geoffrey S Conway. pp, illustrated softback covers without creases, with one small scrape mark to the back.

Internally very clean and tight. Pindar wrote the Odes to honour of the winners of the ancient Greek athletic Range: $ - $