Homer and the Politics of Authority in Renaissance France poster


At a time when the French monarchy traced its origins back to ancient Troy, Homeric epic was fated to play a significant political role. Homer came to Renaissance France packaged with an ancient interpretive tradition that made him an authority on all matters but also distinctly separate from Virgil

Author Marc Bizer

Pages 272

Publisher Oxford University Press

Published Date 2011-09-01

ISBN 0190453478 9780190453473

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