Title Folk Tale, Fiction And Saga In The Homeric Epics.
Book Condition Softcover. Fair condition. Cover has chips and creasing.
Publisher University of California Press, California: 1958.
Seller ID 25867X1
In order to explore the background and ancestry of Homeric epic we must travel north, not east or south. Through a series of striking comparisons with heroic poetry from northern Europe, Rhys Carpenter suggests that oral tradition may well have come into Greece by way of Thrace. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Greek Literature, Folk Tale, Fiction, Saga, Homeric Epics, Troy).