Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

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Author Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912
Title Homer and His Age
Contents The Homeric age -- Hypotheses as to the growth of the epics -- Hypotheses of epic composition -- Loose feudalism: the over-lord in "Iliad," books I and II -- Agamemnon in the later "Iliad" -- Archaeology of the "Iliad": burial and cremation -- Homeric armour -- The breastplate -- Bronze and iron -- The Homeric house -- Notes of change in the "Odyssey" -- Linguistic proofs of various dates -- The "Doloneia": "Iliad," book X -- The interpolations of Nestor -- The comparative study of early epics -- Homer and the French mediaeval epics -- Conclusion.
Credits Produced by David Moynihan, Lee Dawei, Miranda van de
Heijning, David Widger, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team.
Language English
LoC Class PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature
Subject Homer
Subject Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism
Subject Homer -- Homes and haunts -- Greece
Subject Civilization, Homeric
Category Text
EBook-No. 7972
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Apr 9, 2013
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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