Werke, engl, Part 1
[The author's] Epinician Odes - choral songs extolling victories in the Games at Olympia, Delphi, Nemea and Korith - cover the whole spectrum of the Greek moral order, from earthly competition to fate and mythology. But in [this] translation his one central image stands out - the successful athlete transformed and transfigured by the power of the gods. -Back cover.
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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