publication . Article . 2014

Reconstructing Laomedon’s Reign in Homer: Olympiomachia, Poseidon’s Wall, and the Earlier Trojan War

Andrew Porter;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2014 Journal: Greek (issn: 0017-3916, eissn: 2159-3159, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Duke University
Abstract
<p>Homeric allusions to Laomedon, the walls of Troy, and the first Trojan War reflect a backstory of previous fighting among the Olympians, which helps to explain the Iliadic portrait of Zeus’s fear of insubordination among the other gods.</p>
Subjects
free text keywords: History of Greece, DF10-951
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