Travelling Heroes

Travelling Heroes

In the Epic Age of Homer

Book - 2009
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"Presented as a kind of historical detective story, Travelling heroes draws upon archaeology, ancient texts, and new discoveries to develop a fresh and provocative thesis: that migrants from the Greek island of Euboea settled in specific places both in the Near East and in Italy and that what they found there helped shape their most distinctive myths"--Jacket flap.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780679444312
Characteristics: xx, 465 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: In the epic age of Homer


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