The Epiphany at Iliad 4.73-84

A common interpretation of Il. 4.73–84, best articulated in de Jong 2004, in- correctly maintains that the warriors believe they witness an omen. In fact, they experience an epiphany. The idiosyncrasies of the epiphany contribute to the development of a prominent theme in the transition from Iliad 3 to Iliad 4.


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Jan 01 2017
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Feb 22 2019
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Hermes
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