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Odysseus unbound : the search for Homer's Ithaca

Author: Robert Bittlestone; James Diggle; John Underhill
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines literary, geological, and archaeological evidence in an attempt to identify the true location of the island of Ithaca described in Homer's "Odyssey."
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Named Person: Homer; Homer.; Homère; Homère.; Homer.; Homer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bittlestone; James Diggle; John Underhill
ISBN: 0521853575 9780521853576
OCLC Number: 58789192
Awards: Winner of voted by Foreword Magazine as one of its top ten university press books of the year. 2005
Description: xx, 598 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: I: Speculation --
Catastrophe --
Conundrum --
Odyssey --
Controversy --
Schizocephalonia --
Strabo --
Geology --
Coincidence --
Competition --
Ambush --
Poseidon --
2: Exploration --
Thinia --
Phorcys --
Eumaios --
Asteris --
Telemachos --
3: Assimilation --
Analysis --
Inquiry --
Landscape --
Quickbird --
Doulichion --
Laertes --
Network --
Pottery --
Drama --
Exodus --
4: Revelation --
Rockfall --
Earthquake --
Uplift --
Shoreline --
Epiphany --
Ithaca --
Intuition --
Vision.
Responsibility: Robert Bittlestone ; with James Diggle and John Underhill.
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Extraordinary story of the exciting discovery of the true location of Odysseus' homeland of Ithaca.  Read more...

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