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Homeric Hymns
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Collection of 33 Greek literary hymns by anonymous composers (in hexameters). The collection was probably created between the third and the first cent. BC, while the hymns themselves date from the late 7th cent. to the 5th cent. BC, with the exception of Hymn. 8, which was perhaps co…

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Dallmann, Volker, “Homeric Hymns”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0111>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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