Trojan War cycle

The Trojan War cycle, also widely known as the Epic Cycle, was a collection of eight Ancient Greek epic poems that related the history of the (translated by Gregory Nagy; omits Telegony)

  • Print editions (Greek):
    • Bernabé, A. 1987, Poetarum epicorum Graecorum testimonia et fragmenta pt. 1 (Leipzig: Teubner). ISBN 3322003523
    • Davies, M. 1988, Epicorum Graecorum fragmenta (Göttingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht). ISBN 3525257473
  • Print editions (Greek with English translation):
    • West, M.L. 2003, (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press). ISBN 0674996054


    • Griffin, Jasper 1977, "The epic cycle and the uniqueness of Homer", Journal of Hellenic Studies 97: 39-53

    Further reading

    • Burgess, J.S. 2001, The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins). ISBN 080187890X (pbk)
    • Davies, M. 1989, The Greek Epic Cycle (Bristol: Bristol Classical Press). ISBN 1853990396 (pbk)
    • Kullmann, W. 1960, Die Quellen der Ilias (troischer Sagenkreis) (Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner). ISBN 3515002359 (1998 reprint)
    • Monro, D.B. 1901, Homer's Odyssey, books XIII-XXIV (Oxford: Clarendon Press), pp. 340-84. (Out of print)
    • Severyns, A. 1928, Le cycle épique dans l'école d'Aristarque (Liége, Paris: Société d'édition "Les belles lettres"). (Out of print)

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