homeric homeric  /hoʊ ˈmɛ rɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or characteristic of Homer or his age or the works attributed to him

News

  • An Iliad at the Public Theater

    An Iliad harnesses a power greater than any amount of CGI, FX and other techno gimmicks: the human imagination by Michelle Pilecki Even after two-and-a-half millennia, a Homeric voice can still stir an audience — especially as embodied by Teagle F. Bougere in Pittsburgh Public Theater's production of An Iliad. Notice the article: Yes, this 2012 play by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare is based on ...
    on March 19, 2014     Source: Pittsburgh City Paper

Quotes

  1. "If people in the west were well aware of Homer," argues Lane Fox, "surely they would want to locate some of his spellbinding stories in the 'new world' which they had found? In due course, most of the Homeric stories came to be placed on the...
    on May 6, 2009 By: Robin Lane Fox Source: Washington Post

  2. "Unless one has the past in the present, one can't understand oneself," says Harris. "It was always a question of pushing on and probing further, so one could link ancient Homeric myth to pre-Columbian catastrophes, and in linking them...
    on Dec 15, 2006 By: Wilson Harris Source: guardian.co.uk

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