Homeric formula

The Meaning of Homeric εὔχομαι Through Its Formulas

The Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to share Professor Leonard Muellner’s landmark study The meaning of Homeric εὔχομαι through its formulas. This online publication is open to all and free of charge. Muellner makes a systematic analysis of the constraints in which this word is used in Homeric texts—grammatical, stylistic, and contextual—and compares them, keeping in mind the framework of traditional diction, in which "a traditional poet uses a… Read more