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Homer and his influence by John Adams Scott

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Published by Marshall Jones Company in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


  • Homer -- Influence.,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementby John A. Scott ...
SeriesOur debt to Greece and Rome
LC ClassificationsPA4037 .S417
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 169 p.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6678065M
LC Control Number25010991

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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Homeric poetry and its preservation --Homer and traditions in Homer --Translations of Homer --The Iliad --The Odyssey --The reach of his genius --Proteus in English literature --Homer among the ancient Greeks --Homer and Roman Italy --Homer and the Renaissance --Homer and England --Homer and his permanent influence. Series Title. Jun 16,  · We've taken a look back at Joyce's original inspiration, Homer’s Odyssey, which follows of Odysseus’ year sojourn and return home to his wife after the fall of Troy. Though some of these novels are more direct adaptations than others, these modern takes on the Odyssey are a great way to expand your reading judybwolfman.com: Jessica Ferri. Homer and his influence by John Adams Scott, , Marshall Jones Company edition, in EnglishCited by: 3.