The Trojan War

The Trojan War

by Carol G. Thomas, Craig Conant
     
 

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:
660,412
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Series foreword
Ch. 1Troy and the world of the late Bronze Age1
Ch. 2Finding Troy and the Trojan war21
Ch. 3Homer and the Epic tradition39
Ch. 4The force of legend63
Ch. 5Troy and the twenty-first century81
Biographies : the personalities of the war97

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