Three Homeric hymns : to Apollo, Hermes, and Aphrodite : hymns 3, 4, and 5 /
These lively narrative poems, attributed in antiquity to Homer, are works of great charm. Composed for recitation at festivals in honour of the gods, they tell of Apollo's birth on the island of Delos and his foundation of the Delphic oracle; Hermes' invention of the lyre and theft of his...
|Other Authors:||Richardson, N. J.|
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