Homeric


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Homeric

, Homerian
of or relating to the archaic form of Greek used by Homer
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At the same time (and this is where Wolfe finds precedent for Homeric irony, satire, and mock-epic conventions), in addition to showing Renaissance readers how serious discord can be, Homer also revealed how absurd it can be.
Actually, "visual" is, perhaps, not the best label to give the Homeric epics since, as Lessing already famously remarked in his Laokoon (1766), Homer refrains from describing the beautiful Helen.
Johannes Haubold's opening piece, "Beyond Auerbach: Homeric Narrative and the Epic of Gilgamesh" (13-28), after commenting on the risk of political bias in any comparative approach to literature, reinforces Auerbach's argument that Homeric poetry is characterized by immediacy, and contrasts this typically Homeric and Greek feature with the problematic representation of reality in the Epic of Gilgamesh.
Adam Nicolson's goal in Why Homer Matters is to prompt readers to revisit the Homeric epics with enthusiasm.
Oxy 412 and Homeric epic is more sophisticated than earlier approaches have suggested.
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.
Just as in the Ancient Mariner, their Homeric voyage took them to exotic Greek islands, where to their excitement they discovered amazing natural, organic, aromatic products on Crete, where historically the finest olive oils of the world are derived.
And yet Greek myth is seen as "best understood as having a dialogic relationship with Near Eastern myth, and a particularly close and multifaceted relationship with OT myth, however mediated" (italics original), and the "main reason" for adducing OT myths is said to be "because their parallels provide a tool for our understanding and interpretation of Homeric epic.
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.
But the current site, more than 80 per cent of which is yet to be excavated, is still believed to be the home of King Priam and prince Hector -- a place that 150 years ago was thought to be a figment of Homeric imagination.
The Homeric Hymm to Hermes; introduction, text and commentary.
This dual teaching was important in developing his sensitivity to the power translations have to awaken literary sensibility and to communicate insights into the relationships and contrasts between the cultures of the Homeric world and of modern readers.