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CONTENTS,

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.......................................... Pag© I

CHAPTER I.

DIVISION^OP THE SUBJECT. ...................................... 14

CHAPTER II.

FIRST OR MYTHICAL PERIOD.——THE LINUS.——PAEANS.——THE THRENUS AND HY-MEN^EUS.——EARLY BARDS.——ANCIENT THRACIAN MINSTRELS .......... 15

CHAPTER III.

SECOND OR POETICAL PERIOD.——INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ............. 24

CHAPTER IV.

SECOND OR POETICAL PERIOD CONTINUED.——HOMER.——PERSONAL HISTORY.—— PRODUCTIONS.——ILIAD.——ODYSSEY .............._................ 26

CHAPTER V.

SECOND OR POETICAL PERIOD CONTINUED.——HOMERIC CONTROVERSY.——WOLF'S ARGUMENTS.——ANSWERS TO WOLF's ARGUMENTS.——MULLER ON THE UNITY

OF THE ILIAD.—— UNITY OF THE ODYSSEY. —— NITZSCH's DIVISION OF THE ODYSSEY ................................................... 31

CHAPTER VI.

SECOND OR POETICAL PERIOD CONTINUED.——PROOF FROM INTERNAL EVIDENCE THAT THE HOMERIC POEMS ARE THE WORK OF ONE AUTHOR.——GENERAL SIMILARITY OF STYLE, TASTE, AND FEELING.——CONSISTENCY IN THE CHAR­ACTERS. .................................................... 39

CHAPTER VII.

SECOND OR POETICAL PERIOD CONTINUED.——HOMERIC INTERPOLATIONS.—— RHAPSODISTS. —— COLLECTION OF THE HOMERIC POEMS ASCRIBED TO PISIS-TRATUS .................................................... 44

CHAPTER VIII.

SECOND OR POETICAL PERIOD CONTINUED.——GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE HO­MERIC QUESTION............................................. 49

CHAPTER IX.

SECOND OR POETICAL PERIOD CONTINUED.——HOMERIC HYMNS AND MINOR POEMS ..................................................... 51

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