[Chapter 3, note 29, of the author's Carlyle and the Search for Authority, which the Ohio State University Press published in 1991. It appears in the Victorian web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright. indicates a link to material not in the original print version. GPL]

Wolf's Prolegomena to Homer (1795) accordingly was largely modeled on Eichhorn's analysis of the Bible (Grafton et al., 18-26). Carlyle himself frequently compared Homer to the Bible (e.g., TNB, 188; CME, 3:176; CL, 7:135, 138).


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