Homeric Sites Around Troy. JONATHAN BROWN.

Homeric Sites Around Troy.

Canberra. Parrot Press. 2017. Stock ID #158762

Endpaper maps, profusely illustrated throughout in colour with photographs by the author as well as reproductions of old maps and prints, some images and maps use satellite imagery, 280pp, hardback, pictorial laminated boards. New hardback book in new condition. 25.5 x 20cm. Signed by the author.

Across the Dardanelles from Gallipoli are the ancient battlefields of the Trojan War. This book offers the first comprehensive, illustrated account of the places referred to by Homer in the Iliad and the Odyssey – the rivers, springs, mountains, the Hellespont, the ships’ camps, and the heroic tombs. "Homeric Sites Around Troy" traces the historical and contemporary search for the sites, reproduces many antique and old maps, summarizes the results of archaeological excavations, publishes two new maps, annotated satellite imagery, and many beautiful photographs of the landscape. The book is an illuminating companion to Homer and for any visit to Troy.

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