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Genesis as DialogueA Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary$
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Thomas L. Brodie

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780195138368

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195138368.001.0001

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(p.447) Appendix Three Sources: Genesis's Use of Homer's Odyssey

(p.447) Appendix Three Sources: Genesis's Use of Homer's Odyssey

Genesis as Dialogue

Thomas L. Brodie

Oxford University Press

Genesis used epics not only from Mesopotamia, as is generally accepted, but also from the Greeks. The criteria of literary dependence indicate that Genesis 11–50 used Homer's Odyssey. Generally, the dependence is systematic.

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