Homer between History and Fiction in Imperial Greek Literature (Greek Culture in the Roman World) By Lawrence Kim
English | 2010 | 258 Pages | ISBN: 0521194490 | PDF | 1 MB
Did Homer tell the 'truth' about the Trojan War? If so, how much, and if not, why not? The issue was hardly academic to the Greeks living under the Roman Empire, given the centrality of both Homer, the father of Greek culture, and the Trojan War, the event that inaugurated Greek history, to conceptions of Imperial Hellenism.