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Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer's Ithaca

Diggle, James; Bittlestone, Robert; Underhill, John

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ISBN 10: 0521853575 / ISBN 13: 9780521853576
Published by Cambridge Univ Pr, Cambridge, UK, 2005
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597pp/illus. This highly illustrated book tells the extraordinary story of the exciting recent discovery of the true location of Homer's Ithaca by following a detective trail of literary, geological and archaeological clues. We can now identify all the places on the island that are mentioned in the epic - even the site of Odysseus' Palace itself. The pages of the Odyssey come alive as we follow its events through a landscape that opens up before our eyes via glorious colour photographs and 3D satellite images. Clean. Bookseller Inventory # 006855

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Title: Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer's ...

Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr, Cambridge, UK

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 1st Printing

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Where is the Ithaca described in such detail in Homer's Odyssey? This highly illustrated book tells the extraordinary story of the exciting recent discovery of its true location. Literary, geological and archaeological clues are carefully examined to solve a problem which has baffled scholars for over two millennia. We can now identify all the places on the island mentioned in the epic-even the site of Odysseus' Palace. Over a century after Schliemann's discovery of Troy, this breakthrough will revolutionise our understanding of Homer's texts and of Bronze Age Greece.

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Where is the Ithaca described in such detail in Homer's Odyssey? This sumptuous book tells the extraordinary story of the exciting recent discovery of its true location. Over a century after Schliemann's discovery of Troy, this breakthrough will revolutionise our understanding of Homer's texts and of Bronze Age Greece.

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