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Wine dark sea (Homer): A total absence of the color blue


Time
Homer's


William Gladstone.[1
Zeus


Ancient Greeks
British
Icelandic


Aegean Sea

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the Indian Vedas

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SOURCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wine_dark_sea_%28Homer%29
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Summary

The only other use of oinops in the works of Homer is for oxen, where it seems to describe a reddish color, which has given rise to various speculations about what it could mean about either the state of Aegean Sea during antiquity or the colour perception of Ancient Greeks.

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