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WHERE TROY ONCE STOOD: The Mystery of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey Revealed

Wilkens, Iman

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ISBN 10: 0712651055 / ISBN 13: 9780712651059
Editorial: Rider, 1991
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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The author's own journey of discovery into pre-history. Rider 1991. illus 379pp pb fine. N° de ref. de la librería 005478

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Título: WHERE TROY ONCE STOOD: The Mystery of ...

Editorial: Rider

Año de publicación: 1991

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro: Fine

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The Trojan War was fought between Bronze Age Celts. Troy was in East Anglia, England and Odysseus plied the Atlantic, with stops in Senegal and Havana, Cuba. Homer was a poet from Holland who lived in Spain and France.

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Wilkens, identified only as a scholar living in Paris, claims that Homer's Iliad and Odyssey do not describe Greek civilization at all. According to his fanciful reading of these texts and of history, the Trojan War was fought between Bronze Age Celts; Troy was in East Anglia, England, not in Asia Minor; and Odysseus plied the Atlantic, with stops in Senegal (Land of the Lotus-Eaters) and Havana, Cuba. Homer, it is claimed here, was a poet from Holland who lived in Spain and France. Maps, photos, tables and comparisons of place names, tides, vegetation, etc., support a flimsy argument. Although at least some elements of his thesis have been advanced as early as 1790, Wilkens plays fast and loose with the evidence.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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