Autenrieth's Homeric Dictionary is an English translation of a German ancient Greek to English dictionary. It was originally written by Georg Autenrieth in 1886 (German) and was translated into English in 1891 by Robert P. Keep. While dated, this work has stood the test of time with respect to being a handy companion to students reading Homer in the ancient Greek script. The appendix also contains one hundred and fifty images about related topics.
A necessary tool for any student of classics or Homer. A novel feature of the work is the introduction into the text of nearly one hundred and fifty small wood-cut images of various topics.
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Achilles, half man-half deity, fought in the Trojan war for King Agamemnon and quarreled with him over a mistress, among other things. The war featured the Trojans against the Greeks and had lots of action where Achilles was the star. Achilles' close friend Patroclus died at the hands of Hector; consequently, Achilles slaughtered him in order to get his revenge. While not listed in the Iliad, sources say that Achilles suffered his tragic fate at the end of the war by Paris when he was shot with an arrow through the achilles heel. Achilles fulfilled the hero motif of living a short life of glory.
The ancient Greek belief system represents a collection of cultural myths and stories that date back to circa 1300-1200 BCE. Its pantheon of deities were widely known and written about in Greek texts. The Romans...
Zeus (Greek: Ζεύς) was the sixth child of Kronos and Rhea, the original Titan deities in the Greek pantheon. Zeus ruled Mount Olympus and was said to control thunder.
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Autenrieth, Georg. A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges: Based Upon the German of Dr. Georg Autenrieth. Edited by Isaac G. Flagg. Translated by Robert P. Keep. New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1891.