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Travelling Heroes: Greeks And Their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer by Robin Lane Fox

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This remarkable and original book proposes a new way of thinking about the Greeks and their myths in the age of the great Homeric hymns. It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history with the latest archeological discoveries and the author's own journeys to the main sites in the story to describe how particular Greeks of the eighth century BC travelled east and west around the Mediterranean, and how their extraordinary journeys shaped their ideas of their gods and heroes. It gathers together stories and echoes from many different ancient cultures, not just the Greek - Assyria, Egypt, the Phoenician traders - and ranges from Mesopotamia to the Rio Tinto at Huelva in modern Portugal. This 2009 Penguin Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9780140244991 SKU: 1370962 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.