Un improbabile zetema omerico (Strat. AP 12.4)
In the last line of Strato, AP 12.4, the placement of zetein before a quotation from Homer alludes to the widespread tradition of the Homeric zetemata – while creating a witty paradox, since there was nothing to ‘investigate’ in so trite an epic formula.
Strato of Sardis; Homer; Greek epigram; ancient scholarship
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