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The Reception of the Homeric Hymns is a suite of unique essays exploring the reception of the Homeric Hymns and different early hexameter poems within the literature and scholarship of the 1st century BC and past.

Although a lot paintings has been performed at the Hymns during the last few a long time, and regardless of their significance in the Western literary culture, their impression on authors after the fourth century BC has up to now obtained quite little consciousness and there is still a lot to discover, rather within the sector in their reception in later Greco-Roman literature and paintings. This quantity goals to deal with this hole in scholarship through discussing numerous Latin and Greek texts and authors around the overdue Hellenistic, Imperial, and overdue old classes, together with stories of significant Latin authors, akin to Virgil, Horace, and Ovid, and Byzantine authors writing in classicizing verse.

While a lot of the publication bargains with classical reception of the Hymns, together with having a look past the textual realm to their effect on paintings, the editors and individuals have prolonged its scope to incorporate dialogue of Italian literature of the 15th century, German scholarship of the 19th century, and the English Romantic poets, demonstrating the iconic legacy of the Homeric Hymns within the literary world.

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