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Iliad 7.293ff.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 February 2009

Howard Jacobson
Affiliation:
University of Illinois, Urbana

Extract

Wordplay involving names is routine in Homer. Less common, but not rare, is wordplay that does not have anything to do with names. Thus, at Iliad 1.290f. there is a play on ; at 24.611 an implicit play on (people)/ (stone); at Odyssey 12.45–46 a possible play on .

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Shorter Notes
Copyright
Copyright © The Classical Association 1997

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References

1 On the last, see Bright, D. F., Mnemosyne 30 (1977), 423426. Prof. D. Sansone reminded me of this article.CrossRefGoogle Scholar