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The World of Odysseus
by M. I. Finley and Bernard Knox

Overview - "The World of Odysseus" is a concise and penetrating account of the society that gave birth to the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey"--a book that provides a vivid picture of the Greek Dark Ages, its men and women, works and days, morals and values. Long celebrated as a pathbreaking achievement in the social history of the ancient world, M.I.  Read more...

 
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Overview
"The World of Odysseus" is a concise and penetrating account of the society that gave birth to the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey"--a book that provides a vivid picture of the Greek Dark Ages, its men and women, works and days, morals and values. Long celebrated as a pathbreaking achievement in the social history of the ancient world, M.I. Finley's brilliant study remains, as classicist Bernard Knox notes in his introduction to this new edition, "as indispensable to the professional as it is accessible to the general reader"--a fundamental companion for students of Homer and Homeric Greece.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781590170175
  • ISBN-10: 1590170172
  • Publisher: New York Review of Books
  • Publish Date: August 2002
  • Page Count: 232

Series: New York Review Books Classics

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Books > Literary Criticism > Ancient and Classical
Books > History > Ancient - Greece

 
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