By Adrian Kelly
This booklet goals to supply the reader of Homer with the normal wisdom and fluency in Homeric poetry which an unique historic viewers could have dropped at a functionality of this sort of narrative. as a result, Adrian Kelly offers the textual content of Iliad VIII subsequent to an equipment relating the normal devices being hired, and offers a quick description in their semantic impression. He describes the referential curve of the narrative in a continuing statement, tabulates all of the conventional devices in a separate lexicon of Homeric constitution, and examines serious judgements about the textual content in a dialogue which employs the referential approach as a severe criterion. small appendices take care of speech creation formulae, and with the conventional functionality of the following and Athene in early Greek epic poetry.
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S confidence ‘straight eager’ 55: H. vincendus; ‘he cast’ 56: H. non moriturus ‘he missed’ 57 and ‘he missed’ (charioteer) 58 (119–21): coming focus on charioteer ‘he struck the chest beside the nipple’ 59: D. eventually impeded from attacking H. ‘fell from the chariot’ 60 and ‘and the horses recoiled’ 60a: chariot ‘digression’, D. ’s mind’ 61: counteraction to come ‘left j to lie’ 62 (125–6): H. loth to continue, body claimed; ‘him he left’ 63: H. aitios and continued advance; ‘pained though he was’ 64: H.
Before’ 90: ironically true, but not as H. thinks ‘he pondered in twain’ 91 (167–8): D. will decide on retreat ‘thrice j thrice’ 92 (169–70): resolution (<91); Z. dominant, D. in danger, H. ) Claim of Zeus’ favour 98 (175–6): correct, but direct instruction to support claim (177–83)? 393) (11) j 199 (12) Referential Apparatus 27 ‘his horses he ordered’ 100: rebuke, tendance of team (Andromakhe; cf. below) Hospitality reminder 87: persuasive; relationship with Andromakhe ‘thumos drives’ 101: actuality of tendance ‘I claim to be’ 102: self-definition through Andr.
A Referential Commentary and Lexicon to Homer, Iliad VIII by Adrian Kelly