Homeric

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Homeric relating to or characteristic of Homer or his age or the works attributed to him "Homeric Greek"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the Simpsons series, Homer has said 3267 "Doh!"
    • a Homeric Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Seven cities claim to be the birthplace of the Greek epic poet Homer. He is also thought to have been born in either 1159 B.C., 1102 B.C., 1044 B.C., 830 B.C., or 685 B.C.
    • Homeric Pertaining to Homer, the great epic poet of ancient Greece, or to the poetry that bears his name, and specifically to the Iliad and the Odyssey; resembling Homer's verse, or having some characteristic of his works.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The characters of Homer, Marge, Lisa, and Maggie were given the same first names as Simpsons creator Matt Groening's real-life father, mother, and two sisters.
    • adj Homeric hō-mer′ik pertaining to Homer, the great poet of Greece (c. 850 B.C.): pertaining to or resembling the poetry of Homer
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Quotations

  • John B. S. Haldane
    John B. S. Haldane
    “I wish I had the voice of Homer to sing of rectal carcinoma.”
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    “It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.”
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    “Homer has taught all other poets the are of telling lies skillfully.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Homericus, Gr. "Omhriko`s

Usage

In literature:

Matthew Arnold was a great man, and he stood up to lecture the University of Oxford on translating Homer.
"Brother Copas" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
You will not find a precedent in Homer for declining the invitation.
"Gryll Grange" by Thomas Love Peacock
It was of very great height; whence Homer calls it +hupsikremnos+.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
One thinks of Homer; this is the sort of praise which is given to Homer, and justly given.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
And so for the rest of that night the Homeric demi-gods again walked the earth.
"The Short-story" by William Patterson Atkinson
Professor McCabe, let me introduce Mr. Homer Fales.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
As the Trojan story was already familiar on the stage, these need not have come from Chapman's Homer.
"The Facts About Shakespeare" by William Allan Nielson
Homer Dinsmore was in the crowd, well to the front.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
The belief of the people with regard to a future state was, in the Homeric age, a sad and cheerless one.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
Literature for people of our race begins with Homer and is confined to Europe and English America.
"The Booklover and His Books" by Harry Lyman Koopman
Where will you find a business man of thirty years of age whose delight in his leisure time is the reading of Horace or Homer?
"The Book-Hunter at Home" by P. B. M. Allan
In 1884 Susan Homer, daughter of Wiley Homer, Grant, was sent to Scotia Seminary and remained two years.
"The Choctaw Freedmen" by Robert Elliott Flickinger
Surrounded by his nine sons, this sturdy chieftain appeared like one of the old Homeric kings.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Shelley I have always understood; but now, for the first time, I seem to understand Homer.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
I speak with all humility, but as having learnt Homer from Homer himself, and not from any translation, prose or verse.
"A History of English Literature" by George Saintsbury
It is of little consequence to us whether Homer preceded Orpheus, or Orpheus Homer.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
It is Homer grown old I am discussing, but still it is Homer.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
His rival was a young fellow, named Homer Tierre, from Webb Academy, who was entering as a cadet engineer.
"The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Lastly, the style of Homer's poems is perfect in their particular department.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
But in "Homer" she found a feast spread.
"Barbara Lynn" by Emily J. Jenkinson
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In poetry:

The sea, or Homer – all moves by love’s glow.
Which should I hear? Now Homer is silent,
and the Black Sea thundering its oratory, turbulent,
and, surging, roars against my pillow.
"Insomnia. Homer. Taut canvas." by Osip Emilevich Mandelstam
Homer: I sang to maidens in my prime; again
(But not before the morrow) will I sing:
Let me repose this noontide, since in sooth
Wine, a sweet remedy for weariness,
Helps to uplift its burden.
"Homer And Laertes" by Walter Savage Landor
Things I may not know nor tell
Wait, where older waters swell;
Ways that flowered at Sappho's tread,
Winds that sighed in Homer's strings,
Vibrant with the singing dead,
Golden with the dust of wings.
"Hearthside" by Dorothy Parker
A thoughfull Being, long and spare,
Our race of Mortals call him Care,
(Were Homer living well he knew
What Name the Gods woud call him too)
With fine Mechanick Genius wrought, And lovd to work tho no one bought.
"An Allegory On Man" by Thomas Parnell
Homer, they tell us, was blind and could not see the beautiful faces
Looking up into his own and reflecting the joy of his dream,
Yet did he seem
Gifted with eyes that could follow the gods to their holiest places.
"Vision" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
Old Homer and old wine,
And Shakespeare the divine,
And women for whose sake the world was changed,—
All these are of the past;
Romance has breathed her last;
Genius, with lamp and lyre, through every grove has ranged.
"Full-Fledged (Une barbe de jeune dieu)" by Maurice Thompson

In news:

Wylder Eris Johnson was born at 12:24 am March 6, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Lila and Nate Johnson of Homer.
She was preceded in death by parents, Homer B and I B Scott Hendricks.
Homer essayist a first-place winner.
Photo provided Members of the Ethos Percussion Group will visit Homer this week, providing drumming lessons and a concert with a unique collection of instruments.
Rickie Weeks hit a two-run homer during a five-run fourth inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-6 win over the New York Mets on Saturday night.
Homer expatriate has shot at boxing title by Sepp Jannotta Staff Writer.
Photo by Sepp Jannotta, Homer News "Bobcat" Ben Hankins is 5-0 Hankins fought in Anchorage April 11.
Map of the Homer Spit.
An integral facet of life in Homer.
The Homer Spit is a gift of geological forces -- a natural jetty sticking some four miles into Kachemak Bay.
Young Black Fencer Daryl Homer Going for Olympic Gold.
A group from the Homer Garden Club plants for the Peoples Garden at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center Saturday, after selling $3,000 in plants to the public.
The ladies of Homer's American Legion Auxiliary would like to thank Scott Ulmer and staff for once again hosting our Christmas gift wrap station.
Work on the Route 281 bridge over Cold Brook in the Cortland County town of Homer is scheduled to - 7:58 am.
In a game of mythology, the Ruth total of 714 homers was a near-illusory benchmark.
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In science:

Conversely, if the optical counterpart of a bright X-ray source is faint in the optical, the orbital period must be small, and this reasoning is used by Deutsch et al. (2000) and Homer et al. (2001) to argue that the donors of the sources in NGC 1851 and NGC 6652 also are white dwarfs.
X-ray sources in globular clusters
H α emission for the candidate counterparts of these sources (Homer et al. in preparation).
X-ray sources in globular clusters
This contradiction shows that HomEr ( ˆρr , ρ) = 0.
Character sheaves on disconnected groups, II
Homer S & Sylla R, 1996. A history of interest rates. 3rd ed., rev.
The Bowley Ratio
Based on observations obtained at the MMT Observatory, a joint facility of the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Arizona. 1 Homer L.
The ELM Survey. IV. 24 White Dwarf Merger Systems
Homer et al. (2001) using observations of Chandra X-ray satellite.
Stochastic appearance in stars and high energy sources
Finally I learned important ideas from very helpful conversations and correspondence with Roumen Borissov, Jeffrey Epstein, Richard Freeman, Thomas Homer-Dixon, Jaron Lanier, Roberto Mangabeira Unger, John Whalley, Steve Weinstein and Shunming Zhang.
Time and symmetry in models of economic markets
Decatur, and Steve Homer, One the learnability of ZN -DNF formulas, Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference on Computational Learning Theory (COLT 1995), Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Algorithms for Testing Monomials in Multivariate Polynomials
The resulting test would be similar to the test suggested in Homer et al. (2008a) which also uses a linear combination of allele frequencies at typed SNPs to test untyped SNPs for association with case-control status in a pooling context.
Using linear predictors to impute allele frequencies from summary or pooled genotype data
Homer, On cohomology automorphisms of complex flag manifolds, Proc.
A homotopy aspect of representation theory
Ganesan and Homer showed that all NE-complete sets are complete via one-to-one reductions that are exponentially honest.
Collapsing and Separating Completeness Notions under Average-Case and Worst-Case Hypotheses
He even translated both the Iliad and the Odyssey, in some verses that he especially chose with the aim of better fitting the original rhythm of Homer.
Carlo Cercignani's Interests for the Foundations of Physics
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