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Geneticists Estimate Publication Date of 'The Iliad'

By Joel Shurkin
Editor's Note: This article was provided by Inside Science. The original is here. (ISNS) -- Scientists who decode the genetic history of humans by tracking how genes mutate have applied the same technique to one of the Western world's most ancient and celebrated texts to uncover the date it was first written. The text is Homer's Iliad, and Homer -- if there was such a person -- probably wrote... (Read Full Article)
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