pre-Homeric

adjective
pre-Ho·​mer·​ic | \ˌprē-hō-ˈmer-ik \

Definition of pre-Homeric 

: occurring before the time of the Greek poet Homer or the Homeric writings pre-Homeric civilizations a pre-Homeric account of the Trojan War

First Known Use of pre-Homeric

1849, in the meaning defined above

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