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Homer

Poet (fl. 8th c. BC — fl. 8th c. BC)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


Richard Gotshalk. Homer and Hesiod: Myth and Philosophy. University Press of America. 2000. 373pp.

Barbara Graziosi; Emily Greenwood (editors). Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon. Oxford University Press. 2007. 322pp.

Richard Janko. Homer, Hesiod and the Hymns: Diachronic Development in Epic Diction. Cambridge University Press. 2007. 340pp.

Milman Parry. The Making of Homeric Verse: The Collected Papers of Milman Parry. Oxford University Press. 1971. 540pp.

Charles Penglase. Greek Myths and Mesopotamia: Parallels and Influence in the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod. Routledge. 1994. 278pp.

Barry B. Powell. Homer and the Origin of the Greek Alphabet. Cambridge University Press. 1996. 308pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.728)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.120)

  9. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.208-14)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.481)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.242)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.306)

  13. Who's Who in the Greek World (pp.127-29)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.250)

  15. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.205)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.37)




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