Abstract and Keywords
This article offers an overview of some of the earliest evidence of a perspective both Anatolian and foreign on the diversity of places, people, and languages in first millennium Anatolia. It discusses the Greek texts of Homer and Herodotus as a source for the peoples of Anatolia. Both Homer's Iliad and Herodotus's Historia were composed by Greeks from Anatolia. The article argues that these authors, separated by three centuries, provide us with unique evidence of the Greek perspective on the geographical/linguistic/ethnic makeup of parts of Anatolia in their respective periods.
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