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- DescriptionLowenstam identifies a variety of images and interpretations-some regarded Achilles as a hero, others believed him to be a cruel bully-that reflect and directly respond to the ancient heroic tradition from which the Iliad and Odyssey evolved.
- Author BiographySteven Lowenstam (1945-2003) was a professor of classics at the University of Oregon. Educated at the University of Chicago and Harvard, he contributed significant scholarship to the field of Homeric studies. He is the author of The Scepter and the Spear: Studies on Forms of Repetition in the Homeric Poems, The Death of Patroklos: A Study in Typology, and numerous journal articles.
- Author(s)Steven Lowenstam
- PublisherJohns Hopkins University Press
- Date of Publication06/08/2008
- GenreFine Arts / Art History
- Place of PublicationBaltimore, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohns Hopkins University Press
- Content Note1 Line drawings, black and white; 92 Halftones, black and white
- Weight658 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine21 mm
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