Indo-European Poetry and Myth

Indo-European Poetry and Myth
Author : M. L. West
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 525
Release : 2007-05-24
ISBN 10 : 0199280754
ISBN 13 : 9780199280759
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Indo-European Poetry and Myth Book Description:

"The book deserves a warm welcome. Steady work has gone into the writing of it, and M.L. West's ability to detect analogies and to make comparisons has again been deployed to good effect G.L. Huxley, Hermathena ... the ideal guide in a complex field of learning. International Review of Biblical Studies Martin West has written the definitive book on Indo-European language and religion ... [the] ... world of words is beautifully laid out for us in this important book London Review of Books This volume ... is written with the grace, style and wit that we have come to expect..the picture that emerges is detailed and consistent ... the results are fascinating ... West has done a great service in providing an accurate and up-to-date account. Richard Janko, TLS It is a book for repeated consultation rather than a quick read through ... a landmark publication in an area of study whose importance is likely to grow - not only for classics but also for the humanities more generally. N.J. Allen, Bryn Mawr Classical Review a virtual compendium of the most relevant material distilled by one of the finest minds to venture into this field J.S. Sheldon", Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society.

Indo-European Poetry and Myth
Language: en
Pages: 525
Authors: M. L. West
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-24 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Indo-European Poetry and Myth
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Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

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