Immortal Helen : an Inaugural Lecture Delivered on 30 April 1975 by M. L. West, F. B. A., Professor of Greek in the University of London

London: Bedford College, University of London, 1975. First edition. Pamphlet. Pamphlet. Staplebound. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Coffee spot on front cover. Slight foxing at endpapers. 18 p. w/ endnotes. A talk on Helen of Troy, Homer's way of describing her, and her longevity. At the end he makes an argument for the science of classical study, its utility to understanding the present, and compares Helen to ancient Greece itself - "beautiful, perpetually fascinating, and immortal" Good. Item #18833

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