This booklet units out to disentangle the complicated chronology of early Greek epic poetry, consisting of Homer, Hesiod, hymns and catalogues. The preserved corpus of those texts is characterised via a slightly uniform language and plenty of ordinary topics, hence making the institution of chronological priorities a tough job. The editors have introduced jointly students engaged on those texts from either a linguistic and a literary point of view to deal with the matter. a few contributions supply statistical research of the linguistic fabric or linguistic research of subgenres inside epic, others use a neoanalytical method of the heritage of epic subject matters or another way search to trace the improvement and interrelationship of epic contents. the entire individuals concentrate on the results in their learn for the relationship of early epic poems relative to one another. therefore the publication deals an outline of the present nation of debate.
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