Homeric
adjective Date: circa 1771 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Greek poet Homer, his age, or his writings 2. of epic proportions ; heroic <
Homeric feats of reporting — Stanley Walker
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Homerically adverb

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  • homeric — HOMÉRIC, Ă, homerici, ce, adj. Al lui Homer, privitor la Homer, în genul epopeilor lui Homer; p. ext. de proporţii neobişnuite, grandioase. ♢ Râs homeric = râs puternic, de nepotolit. [var.: oméric, ă adj.] – Din fr. homérique, lat. homericus.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Homéric — HOMERIC, de son vrai nom Frédéric Dion, né le 17 décembre 1954 à Neuilly/Seine, est un écrivain français contemporain. Biographie C’est à neuf ans, à Deauville, qu’il vit des pur sang pour la première fois. Le coup de foudre fut immédiat. Il… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Homeric — Ho*mer ic, a. [L. Homericus, Gr. Omhriko s.] Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer. [1913 Webster] {Homeric verse}, hexameter verse; so called because used by Homer in his epics. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homeric — [hō mer′ik] adj. 1. of, like, or characteristic of the poet Homer, his poems, or the Greek civilization that they describe (c. 1200 800 B.C. ) 2. [often h ] large scale; massive; enormous [Homeric efforts] …   English World dictionary

  • Homeric — 1771, from HOMER (Cf. Homer) + IC (Cf. ic). Homerical is from 1670s. Cf. L. Homericus, Gk. Homerikos …   Etymology dictionary

  • Homeric — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of, or in the style of, the ancient Greek poet Homer (8th century BC) or the epic poems ascribed to him …   English terms dictionary

  • Homeric — Die RMS Homeric war ein Schiff der White Star Line. Sie wurde ursprünglich für den Norddeutschen Lloyd als Columbus gebaut. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Technische Daten 2 Passagierkapazität 2.1 1922 2.2 1932 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Homeric —    Some people maintain that the Homeric writings were the work of many men. But historians interested in that point have concluded that the Iliad and the Odyssey were poems from the poet Homer, a blind Greek who wandered from city to city in the …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Homeric — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Homéric, un écrivain français contemporain (1954 ). RMS Homeric, un paquebot transatlantique lancé en 1913. Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Homeric — Homerically, adv. /hoh mer ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or suggestive of Homer or his poetry. 2. of heroic dimensions; grand; imposing: Homeric feats of exploration. [1765 75; < L Homericus < Gk Homerikós, equiv. to Hómer(os) HOMER + ikos IC]… …   Universalium

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