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    Ancient Etymology and the Enigma of Okeanos
    Rhizomata 8 (1): 107-131. 2020.
    Okeanos is at once a mythological figure and a philosophical concept appearing in many ancient accounts of the world. A frequent object of allegoresis, his cosmological role and his name posed an enigma to Homer’s readers, especially those with a rationalizing bent. This paper proposes that the paradoxical representation of Okeanos as a primordial generative power and a geographical limit may be explained by the influence of etymological speculation, which was a popular heuristic method used by …Read more
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    Aphrodite Philommêdês in the Theogony
    Journal of Hellenic Studies 135 8-18. 2015.