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Melesigʹenes

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So Homer is sometimes called, because one of the traditions fixes his birthplace on the banks of the Melēs, in Ionia. In a similar way we call Shakespeare the “Bard of Avon.” (See Homer.)

“But higher sung

Blind Melesigenes—then Homer called.”


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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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