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date: 03 December 2021


The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

The ancient world attributed the two epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, the earliest and greatest works of Greek literature, to the poet Homer. Most scholars now see each epic as the work of one author. Whether both epics are the work of the same author is less certain. There is general agreement to date the poems between ... ...

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