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Homeric Hymns

Written by Hesoid in the 7th Century BC, and styled after the writings of Homer, these little bits of poetry are lovely invocations to the Greek Gods. There are far too many to be posted here; what we have here, however, should whet your whistle for the others. :) Enjoy!

To Aphrodite

To Ares

To Artemis (1)

To Artemis (2)

To Asclepius

To Athene

To Demeter

To Dionysus (1)

New! To Poseidon

More to come...


some texts from The Online Medieval-Classical Library


updated September 20, 2005

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