Homeric


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Homeric

, Homerian
of or relating to the archaic form of Greek used by Homer
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Meyer, Ancient Mysteries, 20; Homeric Hymn to Demeter, trans.
Whitaker also explains how he relates the oral tradition that underlay Homeric composition to that of African-language tradition, singling out the praise poem as the most relevant type of African oral composition, while also noting its differences (pp.
That profound notion made Ebbott rethink yet another Homeric simile involving a mother that she had previously examined in her published work.
Enriched with illustrations about the possible routes of Odysseus and maps and plans of various parts of the world according to Homer, the book first unveils the Homeric world to the reader and then gives information about the Trojan War, Achilles and Troy itself.
Adam Nicolson's goal in Why Homer Matters is to prompt readers to revisit the Homeric epics with enthusiasm.
According to Nietzsche's account in The Birth of Tragedy, Socrates replaced the Homeric agon--which continued to inform Greek tragedy in the form of the tension between the Apollinian and Dionysian tendencies--with the dialectical contest.
Recognition of a concern with justice on the part of the Homeric gods is attributed (p.
Frequently, however, Homeric epithets are beyond question purely ornamental, and it is idle to discuss why in a particular passage the poet calls Hector "godlike" or the sea "wine-dark.
Michael Longley has written poems probing echoes and parallels between the epic slaughter of the Homeric Trojan War and certain phases of The Troubles in his Northern Ireland homeland.
Scholars still disagree over which of the ' Troys' was the setting for the epic-- Troy VI, from 1250 BC had the size and ostentation of the Homeric city, but was destroyed by an earthquake, while Troy VII from a century later ended with fire and slaughter, but was nowhere near as wealthy.
Ed Dunlop, trainer of Homeric and Mubaraza "Homeric definitely won't run, and there is also a doubt over Mubaraza as he's just had a gelding operation.