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The Best of the Achaeans Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek PoetryUt what could be known or conjectured about Greek heroes In this revised edition which features a new preface by the author Gregory Nagy reconsiders his conclusions in the light of the subseuent debate and resumes his discussion of the special status of heroes Interesting ideas A great read Intelligent articula