Homer and His Age
by Andrew Lang
Publisher: [email protected] 2009
The aim of "Homer and His Age" is to prove that the Homeric Epics as wholes and apart from passages gravely suspected in antiquity present a perfectly harmonious picture of the entire life and civilization of one single age.
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