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Εγω δε πλεον ελπομαι
Λογον Οδυσσεος, η σαθεν,
Δια τον αδυεπη γενεσθ' Όμηρον.
Eπει ψευδεεσσιν οι σοτανα γε μαχανα
Σεμνον επεσι τι. Σοφια δε
Κλεπτει σαραγοισα μυθοις..

Pindar. Nemea. 2.
“Η τ8 “Ομηρά σοφια κλεπτει τον νεν ήμων, ώσε τα ψευδη δοκειν
αληθη ειναι δια χαριν και σεμνοτητα.

Scholia..

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PRINTED BY M. POTE, AND E. WILLIAMS:

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MDCCXCIX.

Published by the same Author,
Observations upon the Miracles in Egypt, and the Divine

Mission of Moses.

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The Sentiments of Philo Judeus concerning the Logos,

or Word of God,

ANYOX LIBRAPA

NEW YORK

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THE

HE Author, of the Work, which I am about to con

sider, has given to it the title of A Vindication of Homer. It seems extraordinary, that he should have expended so much labour unnecessarily : for he has taken in hand to vindicate, where there wés no grievance; and to maintain what was never denied. Not one syllable is to be found in the Treatise, which he is pleased to oppose, that at all derogates from the character of the Poet: on the contrary, there appears every mark of the highest admiration. To this Vindication another is annexed of the Ancient Poets and Historians, who have recorded the siege and fall of Troy. Among these are Metrodorus, Herodotus, Thucydides, Diodorus Siculus,

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Pausanias,

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