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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Homer, Odyssey, 8.43-8.45
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τέρπειν, ὅππῃ θυμὸς ἐποτρύνῃσιν ἀείδειν.in song, in whatever way his heart spurs him to sing. So saying, he led, and the sceptered ones followed with him, while a herald went for the divine singer. Fifty-two young men were chosen and went as he'd ordered, to the shore of the barren sea.


Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

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1. Homer, Odyssey, 1.346-1.350, 8.44-8.45, 8.62-8.64, 8.73, 8.487-8.491 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2. Quintus Smyrnaeus, Posthomerica, 5.73-5.79, 8.465-8.469



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
achilles Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
alcinous Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 97
apollo, as father of manteis Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 112
banquets Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
bard Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 97
bees and divination Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 112
blindness and divination Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 112
demodocus Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 97; Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45; Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
dialects Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 50
digamma Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
enjambment Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49, 50
enthusiastic prophecy Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 38, 39
eranos Gygax and Zuiderhoek, Benefactors and the Polis: The Public Gift in the Greek Cities from the Homeric World to Late Antiquity (2021) 31
gifts Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
hainsworth, j.b. Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 50
herald Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 97
hexameter Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
hiatus Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49, 50
hoekstra, a. Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
inspiration Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 97
kirk, j.s. Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
mantis, becoming a mantis Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 112
mantis Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 112
mental organs Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
metrical irregularities Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
nereids Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
nestor, poetic performance Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
odysseus Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
odyssey Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 97
oracles, as entertainment complexes Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 38
oracles, location as important' Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 38
parry, m. Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
pelion Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
phaeacians Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
phemius Bowie, Essays on Ancient Greek Literature and Culture (2021) 97; Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 50
phineas Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 112
praise Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
pythia, homeric poems silence on Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 39
pythia, sexual status of Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 39
pythia, training and background Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 39
pythia Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 39
ruler-cult, sacrifice Gygax and Zuiderhoek, Benefactors and the Polis: The Public Gift in the Greek Cities from the Homeric World to Late Antiquity (2021) 31
singing Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
thumos Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49
tiresias Johnston, Ancient Greek Divination (2008) 112
titans Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
trojan horse Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
wedding of peleus and thetis Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
zeus, thunder and lightning of Bär et al, Quintus of Smyrna’s 'Posthomerica': Writing Homer Under Rome (2022) 45
zeus Finkelberg, Homer and Early Greek Epic: Collected Essays (2019) 49, 50