THE ODES OF PINDAR - OKYPUS RARE BOOKS

THE ODES OF PINDAR - Sir John Sandys

Hardcover.

Cloth-bound.

Gilted decorations stamped on cover and spine.

Picture on frontispiece.

Very good condition.

THE ODES OF PINDAR

INCLUDING

THE PRINCIPAL FRAGMENTS

WITH AN INTRODUCTION

AND AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY

SIR JOHN SANDYS, LITT.D., F,B.A.

Author: SIR JOHN SANDYS, LTT.D., F.B.A. (FELLOW OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE AND PUBLIC ORATOR IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HON. LITT.D., DUBLIN; HON. LL.D., EDINBURGH AND ATHENS)

Publisher: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Year: 1961

Pages: 640

Dimensions: 17 x 11,5

Printed in Great Britain

CONTENTS:

  • SILVER COINS OF SICILY
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE OLYMPIAN ODES
  • THE PYTHIAN ODES
  • THE NEMEAN ODES
  • THE ISTHMIAN ODES
  • FRAGMENTS
  • INDEX

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Pindar (/ˈpɪndər/; Greek: Πίνδαρος Pindaros, pronounced [píndaros]; Latin: Pindarus; c. 518 – 438 BC) was an Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes. Of the canonical nine lyric poets of ancient Greece, his work is the best preserved. Quintilian wrote, "Of the nine lyric poets, Pindar is by far the greatest, in virtue of his inspired magnificence, the beauty of his thoughts and figures, the rich exuberance of his language and matter, and his rolling flood of eloquence, characteristics which, as Horace rightly held, m