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Homeric questions

by Gregory Nagy

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Homer -- Technique,
    • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Oral-formulaic analysis,
    • Oral tradition -- Greece

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-173) and index.

      StatementGregory Nagy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA4037 .N345 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p. ;
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL802900M
      ISBN 100292755619, 0292755627
      LC Control Number95039353

      Porphyry's Homeric Questions was written in the 3rd century A.D. in response to a friend's request that the philosopher try to recall some of their leisure discussions about problems arising from their readings of Homer. Such literary discussions were commonplace among the educated in antiquity and survive in several works from that period. While Aristotle's Homeric Problems has been lost Author: Porphyry. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Porphyry, approximately approximately Homeric questions.

      Homeric questions. [Gregory Nagy] and why the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey" were ultimately preserved as written texts. This book draws on the comparative evidence provided by Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be Ch. 1. Homer and Questions of Oral Poetry -- Ch. 2. An Evolutionary Model for the Making of Homeric Poetry. A summary of Book 1 in Homer's The Iliad. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Iliad and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and .

      Homer Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on Homer.   Homeric Questions by Gregory Nagy, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(25).


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Homeric Questions precedes Nagy's more extreme views on the homeric question and was a decent read. All in all I recommend it as an informative and enjoyable book.

flag Like see review/5(2). The "Homeric Question" has vexed Classicists for generations. Was the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey a single individual who created the poems at a particular moment in history. Or does the Homeric questions book "Homer" hide the shaping influence of the epic tradition during a long period of oral composition and transmission?In this innovative investigation, Gregory Nagy applies the insights of.

The "Homeric Question" has vexed Classicists for generations. Was the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey a single individual who created the poems at a particular moment in history.

Or does the name "Homer" hide the shaping influence of the epic tradition during a long period of. The Homeric Questions of the philosopher Porphyry (3rd cent. CE) is an important work in the history of Homeric criticism. Porphyry applies the dictum that the poet explains himself to solve questions of interpretation in Homer.3/5.

I choose Homeric Questions as the title of this book both because I am convinced that the reality of the Homeric poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, cannot possibly be comprehended through any one Question, and because a plurality of questions can better recover the spirit of the Greek word zétema, meaning the kind of intellectual "question.

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Homeric Questions Gregory Nagy Harvard University The title of this address, and of the projected book that has already been taking shape around it, is marked by the word Questions, in the plural. It takes the place of the expected singular, along with a definite article, associated with that familiar phrase, "the Homeric Question.".

The book West was reviewing, Poetry as Performance, came out at the very beginning of Her review appeared in the TLS for August 2 (p. 27). Nagy’s other book, Homeric Questions, was published on July ↩. Homeric Questions Gregory Nagy.

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Homeric Question the totality of problems related to the person of Horner and the authorship of the ancient Greek narrative poems attributed to him, the Iliad and the Odyssey; in a broader sense, the totality of problems related to the origin and development of the ancient Greek epics.

Even in antiquity it was proposed that Homer had lived in the time. The Homeric Question concerns the doubts and consequent debate over the identity of Homer, the authorship of the Iliad and Odyssey, and their historicity (especially concerning the Iliad).The subject has its roots in classical antiquity and the scholarship of the Hellenistic period, but has flourished among Homeric scholars of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Share this book. No Subject. Homeric Questions By Gregory Nagy In this innovative investigation, Gregory Nagy applies the insights of comparative linguistics and anthropology to offer a new historical model for understanding how, when, where, and why the Iliad and the Odyssey were ultimately preserved as written texts that could be handed down.

The Homeric Question. The idea of a wide gap separating the Mycenaean Age from the historical age of Greece has gained almost universal acceptance since it was first advanced more than a century ago.

‘Homeric questions: Did Homer exist and is the Iliad accurate?’ examines the validity of the literary record. Little is known of Homer, who may not have been a single individual. If he did exist, he lived ca. bce, years after the events of the Trojan War, a period over which the story could be accurately transmitted orally.

Read "Homeric Questions" by Gregory Nagy available from Rakuten Kobo. The "Homeric Question" has vexed Classicists for generations. Was the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey a si Brand: University of Texas Press.

Chapter 1: Homer and Questions of Oral Poetry--Chapter 2: An Evolutionary Model for the Making of Homeric Poetry--Chapter 3: Homer and the Evolution of a Homeric Text--Chapter 4: Myth as Exemplum in Homer-- Epilogue Bibliography-- Index.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The "Homeric Question" has vexed Classicists for : Nagy, Gregory. Homeric scholarship is the study of any Homeric topic, especially the two large surviving epics, the Iliad and is currently part of the academic discipline of classical subject is one of the oldest in scholarship.

For the purpose of the present article, Homeric scholarship is divided into three main phases: antiquity; the 18th and 19th centuries; and the 20th century and.Explain the quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles in Book I. 2. What is the purpose of the catalogue of ships? 3.

How does Book VI differ from most of the I Study Help Essay Questions 1. Explain the quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles in Book I. The Hero and Homeric Culture Themes in The Iliad; Study Help.The use of epic similes in The Iliad help lend it grandeur and provide imagery.

You can use this assessment to judge your understanding of epic similes with questions about its definition, related.