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Author: Andrew Lang
Title: Homer and His Age
Language: en
Publisher: London, New York, Longmans, Green
Subject (keywords, tags): Homer; Civilization, Homeric


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.--Agamemmon in the later "Iliad."--Archaeology of the "Iliad": burial and cremation.--Homeric armour.--The breast-plate.--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

Contributor: University of California Libraries
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