It is quite possible that certain notable differences between the poems and the monuments, in burial, for instance, and in women's dress, may be due to changes which arose within the Mykenaean age itself, in that later part of it of which our know- ledge is defective — almost as defective as it is of the subsequent * Dipylon " period. On the whole, the resemblance to the typical Mykenaean culture is more striking than the difference. 6, and Fragments of the Iliad of Homer from a Syriac Palimpsest.
The Epic dialect lends some countenance to the belief that the lonians were not the originators of the Epos. Published by Angelo Mai, 1819, Iliadis fragmenta antiquissima cum picturis. You can search through the full text of this book on the web at |http : //books . D SOMETIME FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE VOL. For an uncritical age the latter supposition is a priori the most probable ; but it is not entirely borne out by facts. I BOOKS I-XII SECOND EDITION i Lontion MACMILLAN AND CO., Limited NEW YORK : THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1900 Aii rig^Ats reurved » » • i» Dagger-blade from Mykene, representing a hunting-scene. There is, on the whole, a striking similarity between the life of Homer's heroes in its material aspect and the remains which have been dis- covered at Tiryns, Mykene, and elsewhere. It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. (Recent editions, which are numerous, are "besorgt von Dr. Hentze.") ,, Anh, — Anhang zu Homers Ilias, Schulausgabe von K. A public domain book is one that was never subject to copyright or whose legal copyright term has expired. — Homers Ilias f Ur den Schulgebrauch crkliirt von K.