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Homeric Hymns, To Hermes, 54-59


nanStretched seven strings made out of sheep-gut. When


nanHe had done that, he tested every string


nanWith the plectrum as he held the lovely thing.


nanIt sounded wondrously beneath his hand


nanWhile he sang sweetly, as a youthful band


nanSwaps taunts at festivals. He sang an air


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

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1. Hesiod, Theogony, 27-28, 26 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

26. of Helicon, and in those early day
2. Homer, Iliad, 2.484-2.493, 18.483 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

2.484. /Even as a bull among the herd stands forth far the chiefest over all, for that he is pre-eminent among the gathering kine, even such did Zeus make Agamemnon on that day, pre-eminent among many, and chiefest amid warriors.Tell me now, ye Muses that have dwellings on Olympus— 2.485. /for ye are goddesses and are at hand and know all things, whereas we hear but a rumour and know not anything—who were the captains of the Danaans and their lords. But the common folk I could not tell nor name, nay, not though ten tongues were mine and ten mouths 2.486. /for ye are goddesses and are at hand and know all things, whereas we hear but a rumour and know not anything—who were the captains of the Danaans and their lords. But the common folk I could not tell nor name, nay, not though ten tongues were mine and ten mouths 2.487. /for ye are goddesses and are at hand and know all things, whereas we hear but a rumour and know not anything—who were the captains of the Danaans and their lords. But the common folk I could not tell nor name, nay, not though ten tongues were mine and ten mouths 2.488. /for ye are goddesses and are at hand and know all things, whereas we hear but a rumour and know not anything—who were the captains of the Danaans and their lords. But the common folk I could not tell nor name, nay, not though ten tongues were mine and ten mouths 2.489. /for ye are goddesses and are at hand and know all things, whereas we hear but a rumour and know not anything—who were the captains of the Danaans and their lords. But the common folk I could not tell nor name, nay, not though ten tongues were mine and ten mouths 2.490. /and a voice unwearying, and though the heart within me were of bronze, did not the Muses of Olympus, daughters of Zeus that beareth the aegis, call to my mind all them that came beneath Ilios. Now will I tell the captains of the ships and the ships in their order.of the Boeotians Peneleos and Leïtus were captains 2.491. /and a voice unwearying, and though the heart within me were of bronze, did not the Muses of Olympus, daughters of Zeus that beareth the aegis, call to my mind all them that came beneath Ilios. Now will I tell the captains of the ships and the ships in their order.of the Boeotians Peneleos and Leïtus were captains 2.492. /and a voice unwearying, and though the heart within me were of bronze, did not the Muses of Olympus, daughters of Zeus that beareth the aegis, call to my mind all them that came beneath Ilios. Now will I tell the captains of the ships and the ships in their order.of the Boeotians Peneleos and Leïtus were captains 2.493. /and a voice unwearying, and though the heart within me were of bronze, did not the Muses of Olympus, daughters of Zeus that beareth the aegis, call to my mind all them that came beneath Ilios. Now will I tell the captains of the ships and the ships in their order.of the Boeotians Peneleos and Leïtus were captains 18.483. /threefold and glittering, and therefrom made fast a silver baldric. Five were the layers of the shield itself; and on it he wrought many curious devices with cunning skill.Therein he wrought the earth, therein the heavens therein the sea, and the unwearied sun, and the moon at the full
3. Homer, Odyssey, 8.487-8.491 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

4. Homeric Hymns, To Hermes, 100-109, 11, 110-119, 12, 120-199, 20, 200-239, 24, 240-249, 25, 250-279, 28, 280-289, 29, 290-299, 3, 30, 300-309, 31, 310-319, 32, 320-329, 33, 330-339, 34, 340-349, 35, 350-359, 36, 360-369, 37, 370-379, 38, 380-389, 39, 390-399, 4, 40, 400-409, 41, 410-419, 42, 420-429, 43, 430-439, 44, 440-449, 45, 450-459, 46, 460-469, 47, 470-479, 48, 480-489, 49, 490-499, 5, 50, 500-509, 51, 510-512, 52-53, 55-56, 567-569, 57, 570-573, 58-59, 6, 60-69, 7, 70-79, 8, 80-89, 9, 90-99, 10 (8th cent. BCE - 6th cent. BCE)

10. While white-armed Hera sweetly slept, and when
5. Homeric Hymns, To Apollo And The Muses, 183-206, 214-299, 30, 300-309, 31, 310-319, 32, 320-329, 33, 330-339, 34, 340-349, 35, 350-359, 36, 360-369, 37, 370-379, 38, 380-389, 39, 390-399, 40, 400-409, 41, 410-419, 42, 420-429, 43, 430-439, 44, 440-449, 45, 450-459, 46, 460-469, 47, 470-479, 48, 480-489, 49, 490-499, 50, 500-544, 182 (8th cent. BCE - 8th cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

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aphrodite Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
apollo Faulkner and Hodkinson, Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (2015) 24; Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 80, 123
ares Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
banquets Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
delos Faulkner and Hodkinson, Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (2015) 24
erotic context Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
gods Lightfoot, Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World (2021) 92
hades Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
hephaestus Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
herdsman, and iambus Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 80
herdsman, and the lyre Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 80, 123
herdsman, and the symposium Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 80
herdsman, as messenger Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 15
herdsman, as singer Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 80
herdsman, as youth Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 15
herdsman, master of animals Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 15
hermes, as cattle thief Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 15, 80
hermes, beardless Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 15
hermes, erotic, see also erotic context Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
hermes Faulkner and Hodkinson, Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (2015) 24
hesiod, catalogue of women Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
hesiod, the muses address Tor, Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology (2017) 82
hesiod Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
homer, odyssey Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
homer, on muses and poetic inspiration Tor, Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology (2017) 82
homeric hymn to hermes Lightfoot, Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World (2021) 92; Tor, Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology (2017) 82
hymns, motifs in Faulkner and Hodkinson, Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (2015) 24
hymns, narrative structure of Faulkner and Hodkinson, Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (2015) 24
maia Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 15, 80, 123
mount olympus Faulkner and Hodkinson, Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (2015) 24
narration Faulkner and Hodkinson, Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (2015) 24
odysseus Tor, Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology (2017) 82
persephone Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 123
poetic inspiration' Tor, Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemology (2017) 82
song Lightfoot, Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World (2021) 92
symposium Lightfoot, Wonder and the Marvellous from Homer to the Hellenistic World (2021) 92
sympotic context Miller and Clay, Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury (2019) 80