- of, relating to, or suggestive of Homer or his poetry.
- of heroic dimensions; grand; imposing: Homeric feats of exploration.
Origin of Homeric
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Examples from the Web for pre-homeric
Thus there were cairns enough, believed to be of heroic and pre-Homeric date.The World of Homer
But one peculiarity of the Pre-Homeric religion was, that it consisted in the adoration of different gods in different places.Ten Great Religions
James Freeman Clarke
The Mycen lions and the grim lioness of Corfu are ascribed with a calmness which seems brutal to "pre-Homeric times."Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu
Constance Fenimore Woolson
Of the pre-Homeric poetry we have no remains, and very little knowledge.
The evidence turns on theories of phonetic laws as they worked in pre-Homeric Greece.Modern Mythology
- of, relating to, or resembling Homer or his poems
- imposing or heroic
- of or relating to the archaic form of Greek used by HomerSee epic
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Word Origin and History for pre-homeric
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