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" ... been a contemporary of those who had fought under Achilles, but it is not the less true, that he describes his principal hero as the son of a sea-goddess. He and his hearers most probably looked upon epic song as a vehicle of history, and therefore... "
A History of Greece - Page 145
by Connop Thirlwall - 1835 - 3394 pages
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The American Whig Review, Volumes 7-8

1848
...epic song as a vehicle of history. and therefore it required a popular tradition fit its basis. * * * But it is equally manifest that the kind of history...invoked the aid of the Muses to strengthen his memory. teas not chiefly valued as a rt-cilal of real erm/-. that it was one in which the manelifMs (i natural,...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 7

1848
...epic song as a vehicle of history, and therefore it required a popular tradition fur its basis. * * * But it is equally manifest that the kind of history...invoked the aid of the Muses to strengthen his memory, vas not chiefly valued as a recital of real erenis, that it was one in which the marvellous appeared...
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Pieces of a Broken-down Critic: Picked Up by Himself, Volumes 1-4

Charles Astor Bristed - 1858
...epic song as a vehicle of history, and therefore it required a popular tradition for its basis. * * * But it is equally manifest that the kind of history...appeared natural, and that form of the narrative most crvdible which tended most to exalt the glory of his heroes." Vol. I. pp. 157-8. Now let us hear Mr....
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Pieces of a broken-down critic: Picked up by himself

Charles Astor Bristed - 1858
...epic song as a vehicle of history, and therefore it required a popular tradition for its basis. * * * But it is equally manifest that the kind of history...chiefly valued as a recital of real events, that it tvas one in which the marvellous appeared nahiral, and that form of the narrative most credible which...
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Pieces of a Broken-down Critic: Picked Up by Himself, Volumes 1-4

Charles Astor Bristed - 1858
...epic song as a vehicle of history, and therefore it required a popular tradition for its basis. * * * But it is equally manifest that the kind of history...his memory, was not chiefly valued as a recital of reat events , that it was one in which the marvellous natural, and thai form of Ike narratirf most...
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Pieces of a Broken-down Critic: Picked Up by Himself, Volumes 1-4

Charles Astor Bristed - 1858
...epic song as a vehicle of history , and therefore it required a popular tradition for its basis. * * * But it is equally manifest that the kind of history...invoked the aid of the Muses to strengthen his memory, vas not chiefly valued as a recital of real events , that it was one in which the marvellous appeared...
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The Mythology of the Aryan Nations, Volume 1

George William Cox - Indo-Aryans - 1870
...of the Iliad or Odyssey as historical records. In his words, ' the kind of history for which Homer invoked the aid of the Muses to strengthen his memory...was not chiefly valued as a recital of real events,' and ' if in detached passages the poet sometimes appears to be relating with the naked simplicity of...
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The Fortnightly, Volume 6; Volume 12

1869
...confronted with Bishop Thirlwall's deliberate statement that " the kind of history for which Homer invoked the aid of the Muses to strengthen his memory...was not chiefly valued as a recital of real events," and that " if in detached passages the poet sometimes appears to bo relating with the naked simplicity...
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