Homerus (Homer)
(1,866 words)

second half of the 8th cent. BC, in Ionia (Asia Minor);

earliest Greek poet; complete works of considerable length survive. His identity and origin are matters of debate. His place of birth …

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Dallmann, Volker, “Homerus (Homer)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0112>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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