The Odes of Pindar: Including the Principal Fragments

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W. Heinemann: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1915 - Athletics - 635 pages
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User Review  - Lukerik - LibraryThing

If you judged this book by its cover and picked it up hoping for some rough man-love, think again, Buster. What we have here are the texts of commissioned chorus pieces. Divorced from the original ... Read full review

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Pindar earned his bread by comparing champion athletes with mythical heroes. Much of our knowledge of these heroes come from their being recorded in his odes. Interesting read. Not for everyone, especially not for those who do not appreciate Greek poetry. Read full review

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