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By Charles Segal

Combining historic and philological procedure with modern literary research, this research of Pindar's longest and so much intricate victory ode, the Fourth Pythian, lines the underlying legendary styles, implicit poetics, and methods of mythopoesis that animate his poetry

Originally released in 1986.

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