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The Homeric HymnsInterpretative Essays$
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Andrew Faulkner

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199589036

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589036.001.0001

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The Collection of Homeric Hymns

The Collection of Homeric Hymns

From the Seventh to the Third Centuries BC

(p.175) 9 The Collection of Homeric Hymns
The Homeric Hymns

Andrew Faulkner

Oxford University Press

This chapter considers the evidence for the transmission and reception of the Homeric Hymns from the seventh to the third centuries BC. It is argued that a collection of Homeric Hymns of some sort probably existed by the early Hellenistic period. While by no means as popular as the Homeric epics, the Homeric Hymns were widely known by the third century BC. Indications of knowledge of the Hymns in surviving Classical and Archaic literature are also considered in detail.

Keywords:   collection, transmission, reception, Hellenistic, Classical literature, Archaic literature

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