The sumptuous tradition of the traditional Greeks has frequently been defined as rising like a miracle from a genius of its personal, owing virtually not anything to its pals. Walter Burkert bargains a decisive argument opposed to that distorted view, pointing towards a balanced photo of the archaic interval "in which, lower than the impact of the Semitic East--from writers, craftsmen, retailers, healers--Greek tradition started its certain flowering, quickly to imagine cultural hegemony within the Mediterranean.

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Neugebauer, " Z u r Geschichte des P y t h a g o r ä i s c h e n Lehrsatzes," NGG math. -ph. Kl. (1928) four five - four eight ; cf. B u r okay e r t (1972) 429. four 20. D o r n s e i f f (1933) 25-27, f o l l o w i n g E. H o n i g m a n n , RE I V A (1932) 1577 s. v. Syria; and W. P o r z i g , " I l l u y a n ok a s u n d T y p h o n , " i n Kleinasiatische Forschungen I three (1930) 379-386. See f u r t h e r D o r n seiff (1934) and (1937). 21. H . G . G ü t e r b o c ok , Kumarbi, Mythen vom churritischen Kronos (1946) and The music of Ullikummi (1952); Lesky (1950), (1954), (1955); D i r l m e i e r (1955); H e u b e c ok (1955); Steiner (1959); Walcot (1966); West (1966); see already D o r n s e i f f (1937) = (1959) fifty five- 156 j N O T E S T O P A G E S 5-8 22. Lesky (1955); D i r l m e i e r (1955); G o r d o n (1955) w i t h the r e v i e w o f Lesky Gnomon 29 (1957) 321-325; Webster (1956) and (1958); H . H a a g , Homer, Ugarit und das Alte testomony (1962); g o i n g t o o a long way was once A s t o u r (1965), criticized b y j . B o a r d m a n , CR sixteen (1966) 86-88. 23. Eissfeldt (1939), (1952); H e u b e c ok (1955); see n o w B a u m garten (1981). 24. See G o r d o n (1955), Webster (1958), A s t o u r (1965) w i t h his attribute subtitle, H a r m a t t a (1968), Laroche (1973), Stella (1978), D u c h e m i n (1980a) 848 f. ; J. B o u z e okay , The Aegean, Anatolia and Europe: Cultural Interrelations within the second Millennium B. C. (1985); J. L. C r o w l e y , The Aegean and the East (1989); C. L a m b r o u P h i l i p p s o n , Hellenorientalia: The close to jap Presence within the Bronze Age Aegean, ca. 3000-1100 B. C. (1990). 25. A . R e h m , Handbuch der Archäologie I (1939) 197 f. ; cf. 194 f. : "lieber ins X . als ins I X . J a h r h u n d e r t " ; consequently G. Klaffenbach, Griechische Epigraphik (1957) 35, m o r e wary (1966 ) 36; see additionally W Schadewaldt, Von Homers Welt und Werk (1951 ) 26 and ninety four n. four; Heubeck (1955) 521 n. fifty six: " A u f alle Fälle ok o m m e n w i r beträchtlich v o r die Epoche der 'orientalisierenden' ok u n s t . " T h e early date for Greek w r i t i n g used to be refuted b y j e f f e r y (1961); see bankruptcy 1, " W r i t i n g and L i t e r a t u r e i n the E i g h t h C e n t u r y . " 2 2 26. See bankruptcy 1. 27. See alsojeffery (1976), M u r r a y (1980). 28. I t was once H e u b e c okay (1955) w h o argued for post-Mycenaean transmission o f jap, esp. H i t t i t e m y t h o l o g y ; see additionally F. Schachermeyr, Die griechische Rückerinnerung im Lichte neuer Forschungen, Sitzungsber. W i e n 404 (1983) 23. 29. Od. 17. 383-385. See C o n t e n t s . 30. See esp. Walcot (1966) and West (1966), (1978b). A n i m p o r t a n t n e w parallel t o the a d o r n m e n t o f Pandora is W. R. Mayer (1987). 31. T h e locus classicus for this thesis is already [Plat. ] Epin. 987d; cf. O r i g . Cels. 1. 2. 32. T h e a u t h o r is a Flellenist, n o t an orientalist, b u t he has made a few attempt t o s t u d y the Semitic texts i n the o r i g i n a l . 33. specified fields are d r i f t i n g aside: T h e e x t r e m e l y precious article " G r i e c h e n " b y W.

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