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Boban Dedović – The Evolution of Mind Words in the Iliad and the Odyssey
March 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PDT
Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at 12 noon – 1:30 pm Pacific Time
An interview with Boban Dedović on his recent article “‘Minds’ in ‘Homer’: A quantitative psycholinguistic comparison of the Iliad and Odyssey” and the evidence for the evolution of mind words in the Iliad and Odyssey. The interview is followed by Q&A with the event participants.
The interview includes discussion of the authorship and dating of the Iliad and Odyssey, later additions to the Iliad, an explanation of Jaynes’s preconscious hypostases, the acknowledgement of Jaynes’s work in this area by other scholars, the research methods, results, and conclusions of Boban’s study, and much more.
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Boban Dedović studied Psychology and Religions of the Ancient Middle East at the University of Maryland. He is currently studying ancient languages at the University of Chicago.
Read Boban Dedović’s article: ‘Minds’ in ‘Homer’: A quantitative psycholinguistic comparison of the Iliad and Odyssey.
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