Objects & Places from The Homeric Hymns

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This sunny, hot land in the Mediterranean region of Europe has been archaeologically proven to be the place where some of the world's earliest civilizations began.

Mount Olympus

This mountain was for centuries believed to be the home of the gods.

The Lyre

This was one of the most commonly used musical instruments in the ancient world. It consists of a U-shaped structure with strings running vertically from a bar across the top of the U to the bottom.

Hermes's Wand

A gift from Apollo, this was called the Caduceus and consisted of a staff about a foot and a half long with the figure of a bird at one end and the figures of two snakes entwined around it. Currently it is known as the symbol of healing.

Homeric Epithets

These are created as an aid to memorization of ancient stories and feature descriptive phrases that...

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