In my Anaphora post back in November, I mentioned that Homer–the blind master of the muses, as I styled him there–does not seem too enamored of this literary device. At the time I was going on spotty memory fortified with a quick Google search and in-office consult.
But there’s good news! While running down Hector’s scenes in the Iliad, the better to make my comparisons in Orlando Furioso, I came across not one but two anaphoras!
The first was handed to me by Michael Gilleland over at Laudator Temporis Acti. Follow him; he’s a wonderful font of classical citations and interesting arcana. Anyway, he put up a nice post, titled Skill, on Nestor’s address to his son in Iliad XXIII. Continue reading Anaphora in Homer