Epic Voice - 
      Alan D. Hodder
    
      Robert E. Meagher

Epic Voice

Alan D. Hodder (Redaktør) ; Robert E. Meagher (Redaktør)

Examining five ancient texts, this volume addresses the classical Western conception of the epic. Though they may not all conform exactly to the conventions, much is to be gained by considering these ancient narratives collectively, as parts of a composite human whole. Les mer
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Examining five ancient texts, this volume addresses the classical Western conception of the epic. Though they may not all conform exactly to the conventions, much is to be gained by considering these ancient narratives collectively, as parts of a composite human whole.
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Introduction Gilgamesh David Odyssey Ramayana Tain Index
Essays on five ancient epics-the Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh, the Hebrew David Story from 1 and 2 Samuel and 1 Kings, the Greek Odyssey of Homer, the Indian Ramayana of Valmiki, and the Irish Tain Bo Cuailnge-each written by a renowned scholar and based on lectures and seminars given in the Hampshire Studies in the Humanities series.ALAN D. HODDER is Associate Professor of Comparative Religion at Hampshire College.



ROBERT E. MEAGHER is Professor of Humanities at Hampshire College.