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Homer’s Critics

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Dorotheus spent his whole life trying to elucidate one single word of Homer.

Zoilos (3 syl.), the grammarian, was calledHomer’s Scourge” (Homēromastix), because he assailed the Iliad and Odyssey with merciless severity.

As some deny that Shakespeare is the author of the plays which are generally ascribed to him, so Wolf, a German critic (1759–1824), in his Prolegomena ad Homērum, denies that Homer was the author of the Iliad and Odyssey.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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