Homer, Hesiod and the Achaean Heritage of Oral Poetry

@inproceedings{Notopoulos1960HomerHA,
  title={Homer, Hesiod and the Achaean Heritage of Oral Poetry},
  author={James A. Notopoulos},
  year={1960}
}
JtN the light of present day Homeric and archaeological studies a re-examination is needed of the relation of Homer to Hesiod.' This study of the survival of Achaean oral poetry 2 in the mainland and in Ionia in the eighth and seventh centuries hopes to throw new light on this relation. The problem which this study poses is whether there is a direct continuity of the Achaean tradition of oral poetry in the mainland from the preclassical to the classical period. Is it possible that there could… CONTINUE READING