CLAS-C - Classical Studies CLAS-C 205 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Metanira, Homeric Hymns, Ephebos

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C205 pseudo- homeric hymn to demeter2/6/2017 4:24:00 pm. Cyclic poems [=poems about cycle of trojan war] Homeric hymns: authorship: wrongly ascribed to homer. (= pseudo-homer or homer or homeric there will be a question that will ask if homer wrote something: modern titles: homeric hymn to (adjective) [goddess] Gr. pseud-, false; lying => falsely or wrongly ascribed to x. In the athenian democracy of the 5th and 4th centuries b. c. e. , (ideal, aristocratic) females were accustomed to be silent, hidden, and pregnant, as free male citizens were trained for public military and rhetorical contests. Definition: a contract between two males, a father and a man (ca. Rent daughter to produce children, particularly a male heir. Father: i give you my daughter to sow for the purpose of producing legitimate children (note agricultural metaphor: field/seed) Dowry negotiated and provided by father, before or at wedding . Money or movable assets (inside house) [vs. oikia]

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