See also:Halicarnassus, Greek epic poet,
See also:uncle or
See also:cousin of
See also:Herodotus, flourished about 470 B.C . He was put to
See also:death by the
See also:tyrant Lygdamis (c . 454) . His chief poems were the Heracleias in 14 books, describing the adventures of Heracles in various parts of the
See also:world, and the lonica in elegiacs, giving an account of the founding and settlement of the Ionic colonies in
See also:Asia Minor . Although not much esteemed in his own
See also:time, which was unfavourable to epic
See also:poetry, he was highly thought of by later critics, some of whom assigned him the next place to
See also:Homer (see Quixltilian, Inst. oral . X . I . 54) . The few extant fragments show beauty and fullness of expression, and harmonious rhythm . Fragments in G .
See also:Kinkel, Epic. poet. fragmenta (1877), ed. separately by J . P .
Tzschirner (1842); F . P . Funcke, De Panyasidis vita (1837) ; R . Krausse, De Panyasside (1891) .
CESARE PAOLI (1840-1902)
a question- do we know the ancestry of panyassis and hence of herodotus ? one source claimed herodotus as half asiatic - could he have had persian or other analtolian blood ?? or phoenecian ? who has written the scholarly and definititive study of herodotus and panyassis and their family trees ??? thomas daffern
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