CAMWS Annual Meeting
With its flatulent hero, the Homeric Hymn to Hermes has long been a source of trouble for scholars. While early 20th century scholars dismissed the hymn as having no serious purpose, Clay (1989), Harrell (1991), and Johnston (2002) have discussed the acquisition of timê or questions of cult practice as its purpose.
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Bungard, Christopher, "Lies, Lyres, and Laughter in the Homeric Hymn to Hermes" CAMWS Annual Meeting / (2009): -.
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