Homeric scholarship
Homeric scholarship is the study of any Homeric topic, especially the two large surviving epics, the Iliad and Odyssey. It is currently part of the academic discipline of classical studies. The subjec...
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Scholia
Scholia (singular scholium or scholion, from Ancient Greek: σχόλιον, "comment, interpretation") are grammatical, critical, or explanatory comments, either original or extracted from pre-existing ...
Apion
Apion (Greek: Ἀπίων; 30-20 BC – c. AD 45-48), also known as Plistonices, a Hellenized Egyptian grammarian, sophist and commentator on Homer, was born at the Siwa Oasis, and flourished in the firs...
Apollonius the Sophist
Apollonius (Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος), also called "the Sophist", was a famous grammarian, who probably lived towards the end of the 1st century AD and taught in Rome in the time of Tiberius. He was born...
Homeric Question
The Homeric Question concerns the doubts and consequent debate over the identity of Homer, the authorship of the Iliad and Odyssey, and historicity, especially of the Iliad. The subject has its roots...
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Nicanor Stigmatias
Nicanor (Latin; Greek: Νικάνωρ, Nikanōr) Stigmatias was a celebrated grammarian who lived during the reign of the Roman emperor Hadrian in the early 2nd century.According to the Suda he came from ...
Aristarchus of Samothrace
Aristarchus of Samothrace (Greek: Ἀρίσταρχος; c. 220 – c. 143 BC) was a grammarian noted as the most influential of all scholars of Homeric poetry. He was the librarian of the library of Alexand...
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Philitas of Cos
Philitas of Cos (/fɪˈlaɪtəs/; Greek: Φιλίτας, Philītas; c. 340 – c. 285 BC), sometimes spelled Philetas (/faɪˈliːtəs/; Φιλήτας, Philētas; see Bibliography below), was a scholar and poe...
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Hestia
In Ancient Greek religion Hestia (/ˈhɛstiə/; Ancient Greek: Ἑστία, "hearth" or "fireside") is a virgin goddess of the hearth, architecture, and the right ordering of domesticity, the family, and ...
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Where Troy Once Stood
Where Troy Once Stood is a book by Iman Wilkens that argues that the city of Troy was located in England and that the Trojan War was fought between groups of Celts. The standard view is that Troy is l...
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Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age
Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age is a book written by William Ewart Gladstone. Gladstone is better known for being the Prime Minister of Great Britain four separate times (1868–1874, 1880–1885, ...
Zoilus
Zoilus or Zoilos (Greek: Ζωΐλος; c. 400 – 320 BC) was a Greek grammarian, Cynic philosopher, and literary critic from Amphipolis in East Macedonia, then known as Thrace. Took the name Homeromastix...
Contardo Ferrini
Blessed Contardo Ferrini, T.O.S.F., was a noted Italian jurist and legal scholar. He was also a fervent Roman Catholic, who lived a devout life of prayer and service to the poor. He has been beatified...
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Stanley Lombardo
Stanley F. Lombardo (born June 19, 1943) is an American Classicist, and former professor of Classics at the University of Kansas. He is best known for his translations of the Iliad, the Odyssey, and t...
Heraclitus (commentator)
Heraclitus (Greek: Ἡράκλειτος; fl. 1st century AD) was a grammarian and rhetorician who wrote a Greek commentary on Homer which is still extant.Nothing is known about Heraclitus. It is generally a...
Hestia Tapestry
The Hestia Tapestry is a Byzantine tapestry, made in Egypt during the 6th century AD, and now in the in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection in Washington DC. It is a late representation of the god...
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Aelius Herodianus
Aelius Herodianus (Greek: Αἴλιος Ἡρωδιανός) or Herodian (fl. 2nd century CE) was one of the most celebrated grammarians of Greco-Roman antiquity. He is usually known as Herodian except when there is a...
Ioannis Kakridis
Ioannis Kakridis (Greek: Ιωάννης Κακριδής) (1901–1992) was a Greek classical scholar.He was born in Athens in 1901 and received his PhD at the University of Athens. He went on to become a professo...
Zenodotus
Zenodotus (Greek: Ζηνόδοτος) was a Greek grammarian, literary critic, and Homeric scholar. A native of Ephesus and a pupil of Philitas of Cos, he was the first librarian of the Library of Alexandria. ...
Ancient accounts of Homer
The ancient accounts of Homer include many passages in archaic and classical Greek poets and prose authors that mention or allude to Homer, and ten biographies of Homer, often referred to as Lives.
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The Baltic Origins of Homer's Epic Tales
The Baltic Origins of Homer's Epic Tales is an essay written by Felice Vinci, a nuclear engineer and amateur historian, published for the first time in 1995.The book, translated into several languages...
Elizabeth Minchin
Elizabeth Hume Minchin is an Australian classicist and Professor of Classics at the Australian National University (ANU). She is one of the two editors of Antichthon, the journal of the Australasian S...
Georg Koës
Georg Hendrick Carl Koës (1782–1811) was a Danish philologist of the early 19th century. Koës was born in Antvorskov, the third son of Anna Mathea Falch and Georg Frederik Koës, and was christ...
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Thomas Blackwell (scholar)
Thomas Blackwell the younger (4 August 1701 – 6 March 1757) was a classical scholar, historian and "one of the major figures in the Scottish Enlightenment."
He was born on 4 August 1701 in the cit...
Aristonicus of Alexandria
Aristonicus (Latin; Greek Ἀριστόνικος Aristonikos) of Alexandria was a distinguished Greek grammarian who lived during the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius, contemporary with Strabo. He taught at Rome,...