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Homer's Turk : how classics shaped ideas of the East

Author: J P Toner
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2013.
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Spanning the Crusades, the Indian Raj, and the postwar decline of the British Empire, Homer's Turk illuminates how English writers of all eras have relied on Greek and Roman literature to help them  Read more...

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Toner, J. P.
Homer's Turk.
Cambridge, Mass. ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012031914
(OCoLC)808008551
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J P Toner
ISBN: 9780674076280 0674076281
OCLC Number: 828868909
Description: 1 online resource (x, 306 p.)
Responsibility: Jerry Toner.

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Toner s thesis is both convincing and important. Greek and Roman literature did crucially shape subsequent Western perceptions of the Orient and, in doing so, was only slightly less important than Read more...

 
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