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Ancient Epic offers a comprehensive and accessibleintroduction to six of the greatest ancient epics – Homer'sIliad and Odyssey, Vergil's Aeneid, Ovid'sMetamorphoses, and Apollonius of Rhodes' Agonautica.
Provides an accessible introduction to the ancient epic
Offers interpretive analyses of poems within a comprehensivehistorical context
Includes a detailed timeline, suggestions for further readings,and an appendix of the Olympian gods and their Akkadiancounterparts