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Homeric Body and Mind

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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 February 2020

Corinne Ondine Pache
Affiliation:
Trinity University, San Antonio
Casey Dué
Affiliation:
University of Houston
Susan Lupack
Affiliation:
Macquarie University, Sydney
Robert Lamberton
Affiliation:
Washington University, St Louis
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In the Homeric epics, “mind” and “body” did not exist as a binary opposition. Instead, several overlapping Greek terms were used to define functions that we associate with mental and somatic faculties.

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Print publication year: 2020

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