ANCH026_Lecture03

Odyssey 91 10 oral poetry formulae repeated phrases

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Unformatted text preview: es are laden with bread and meat, and the cup-bearer draws wine from the bowl and bears it round and pours it into the cups.” Odyssey 9.1-10 Oral poetry •  Formulae: repeated phrases and lines •  Stories altered and adapted to different contexts and audiences •  Eventually: process of standardization Date of Iliad and Odyssey 2nd half of 8th century/ beginnings of the 7th century BCE TROY (the site) Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) TROY Sophia Schliemann “Priam’s Treasure” Reconstruction of Troy Troy Troy VI (c. 1800 – 1300 BCE) Troy VI, Eastern Wall and Tower The Wider Scene: The Hittites Hattusa Hattusa / Hatti – Hittites Wilusa – Ilios / Ilion – T...
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