The Trojan War

The Trojan War

by Carol G. Thomas, Craig Conant
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0806138742

ISBN-13: 9780806138749

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Carol G. Thomas and Craig Conant’s broad and varied account of the Trojan War allows readers to investigate the archaeological and historical foundations that underlie the epic poems featuring Achilles and Aeneas, and to examine how the poems altered understanding of the war for the many cultures and civilizations touched by their narrative power.

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Carol G. Thomas and Craig Conant’s broad and varied account of the Trojan War allows readers to investigate the archaeological and historical foundations that underlie the epic poems featuring Achilles and Aeneas, and to examine how the poems altered understanding of the war for the many cultures and civilizations touched by their narrative power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806138749
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Sales rank:
1,217,282
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Chronology     x
Troy and the World of the Late Bronze Age     1
Finding Troy and the Trojan War     21
Homer and the Epic Tradition     39
The Force of Legend     63
Troy and the Twenty-first Century     81
Biographies: The Personalities of the War     97
Primary Documents     127
Glossary     167
Annotated Bibliography     183
Index     197

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