Posts Tagged by Odyssey Rhapsody 18
|July 21, 2017||By Gregory Nagy listed under Homer commentary|
2017.07.19 | By Gregory Nagy
In Rhapsody 18, Odysseus as a make-believe beggar is challenged by a most questionable character named Iros, who figures as a real beggar. What makes Iros so questionable is his similarity to characters who figure in a poetic form that can best be described as mock epic.