Cleidocranial dysostosis and the unity of the Homeric epics: an essay

Here we present the ‘Abstract‘ of the corresponding paper by Altschuler EL.

Abstract

Numerous years ago, in this journal, Beasley diagnosed the character Thersites from Homer’s Iliad with cleidocranial dysostosis. Additional evidence from the text is presented to support a diagnosis of cleidocranial dysostosis, and it is pointed out that this diagnosis may have implications in studying the question whether the two Homeric epics (the Iliad and the Odyssey) were composed by the same author.

(Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11210965)

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