Chios: A Conference at the Homereion in Chios, 1984

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John Boardman, C. E. Vaphopoulou-Richardson
Clarendon Press, 1986 - Art - 361 pages
The island of Chios is widely believed to be the birthplace of Homer, and has since antiquity been prominent as a wine producer and trading state. Chios flourished under the Venetians and the Turks, and is a major cultural center of Greece today. This book contains twenty-six essays by international scholars on the brilliant history and art of Chios, including discussions of literature and poetry, archaeology, and painting.

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Heroic and unheroic ideas in Homer
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Homers use of Achilles earlier campaigns in the Iliad
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The pseudoHerodotean life of Homer and Chios
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