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A Travel Guide to Homer: On the Trail of Odysseus Through Turkey and the Mediterranean

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In October 1945 at the age of 19, John Freely passed the southernmost tip of Crete on his way home from the war in China, just as Odysseus did on his homeward voyage from the battle of Troy. He has been bewitched by Homer and the lands of Homer's epics ever since. As the culmination of a life spent exploring both these lands and the stories by, and connected to, Homer, Freely has created a captivating traveller's guide to Homer's lost world and to his epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, investigating where such places as the ...

A Travel Guide to Homer: On the Trail of Odysseus Through Turkey and the Mediterranean 2014, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781780761978

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