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Following Metagenes on April Fool’s Day and Mocking Homer: Protect your Beverage, Man!
In an earlier post I mentioned Metagenes’ playing with a line from the Iliad: Metagenes (fr. 19 Athenaeaus 270e) “One Bird Omen is best: defend your dinner!” εἵς οἰωνὸς ἄριστος ἀμύνεσ…