Homeric Stitchings: The Homeric Centos of the Empress by M. D. Usher

By M. D. Usher

Homeric Stitchings is the 1st prolonged examine of the Homeric Centos, an extended pastiche poem on a biblical subject composed by means of the Theodosian Empress Eudocia utilizing basically verses from the Iliad and the Odyssey. construction upon fresh paintings on Homeric poetics, and using linguistic and semiotic equipment of study, this examine introduces readers to the Centos as a worldly comparative examining of Homer and the Bible, established upon intertextual institutions of principles, phrases, and sounds. Homeric Stitchings is a examine within the performative facets of historic interpreting, the approaches of human reminiscence, and the reception of Homeric poetry as oral poetry in later antiquity. will probably be of serious curiosity to scholars and students of Homer, the Bible and comparative literature, and cultural historians.

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