Authorship which is so common with other " Cyclic " poems. How has this come about?
Here we meet with a great diversity of types: oxygen, nitrogen, sulphur and other elements may, in addition to carbon, combine together in a great number of arrangements to form cyclic nuclei, which exhibit characters closely resembling open-chain compounds in so far as they yield substitution derivatives, and behave as compound radicals.
The terms affected with the coefficients ~3,-., on the other hand are such as occur in cyclic systems with latent motion (DYNAMICS, Analytical); they are called the gyrostatic terms. If we multiply (33) by 4~.
The same line of argument may be extended to the Hymns, and even to some of the lost works of the post-Homeric or so-called " Cyclic " poets.
Yet Arctinus of Miletus was said to have been a " disciple of Homer," and was certainly one of the earliest and most considerable of the " Cyclic " poets.