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6. A poem about Troy

6. A poem about Troy  

Barbara Graziosi

in Homer: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2019
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Mar 2019
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9780191785238
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10.1093/actrade/9780199589944.003.0007
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9780199589944
The Iliad is not just concerned with Achilles’ destructive anger. Its ancient title promises ‘a poem about Troy’. It focuses on just a small part of the Trojan War—a handful of days, which ... More
7. The tragedy of Hector

7. The tragedy of Hector  

Barbara Graziosi

in Homer: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2019
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Mar 2019
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9780191785238
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10.1093/actrade/9780199589944.003.0008
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9780199589944
‘The tragedy of Hector’ explains how the death of this hero becomes a symbol for the fall of Troy. It also argues that the Iliad does not allow us to view it only from that general ... More
Homer: A Very Short Introduction

Homer: A Very Short Introduction  

Barbara Graziosi

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Mar 2019
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Mar 2019
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9780191785238
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10.1093/actrade/9780199589944.001.0001
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9780199589944
Homer’s mythological tales of war and homecoming, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are widely considered to be two of the most influential works in the history of world literature. Yet their ... More
6. Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art

6. Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
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May 2014
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9780191779817
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0007
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9780199547913
‘Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art’ considers the particular Etruscan artistic style and asks whether it should be considered as a local phenomenon. What can be said about the ... More
2. The Trojan War in                             context: Mycenaeans, Hittites, Trojans, and Sea Peoples

2. The Trojan War in context: Mycenaeans, Hittites, Trojans, and Sea Peoples  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0002
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‘The Trojan War in context: Mycenaeans, Hittites, Trojans, and Sea Peoples’ gives an overview of civilizations contemporary to the Trojan ... More
4. The Hittite texts:                             Assuwa, Ahhiyawa, and Alaksandu of Wilusa

4. The Hittite texts: Assuwa, Ahhiyawa, and Alaksandu of Wilusa  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0004
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9780199760275
‘The Hittite texts: Assuwa, Ahhiyawa, and Alaksandu of Wilusa’ looks at the Hittite records of wars in the vicinity of Troy. It is likely that ... More
3. Material clues

3. Material clues  

Barbara Graziosi

in Homer: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2019
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Mar 2019
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9780191785238
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10.1093/actrade/9780199589944.003.0004
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9780199589944
‘Material clues’ considers the archaeological evidence for when the Iliad and Odyssey were composed, including Heinrich Schliemann’s quest to find Troy on the basis of clues in the texts. ... More
1. The origins of the Etruscans

1. The origins of the Etruscans  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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May 2014
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9780191779817
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0002
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9780199547913
‘The origins of the Etruscans’ examines the debate surrounding the question of where the Etruscans came from. This debate has been prompted by evidence in ancient literary sources. There ... More
5. Early excavators:                             Heinrich Schliemann and Wilhelm Dörpfeld

5. Early excavators: Heinrich Schliemann and Wilhelm Dörpfeld  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0005
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9780199760275
‘Early excavators: Heinrich Schliemann and Wilhelm Dörpfeld’ considers the first archaeological excavations at Troy. Heinrich Schliemann, a ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0000
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9780199760275
Was there a conflict sometime back in antiquity that gave rise to the legend of the Trojan War? The Introduction offers an overview of its place in ... More
6. Returning to                             Hisarlik: Carl Blegen and Manfred Korfmann

6. Returning to Hisarlik: Carl Blegen and Manfred Korfmann  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0006
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9780199760275
‘Returning to Hisarlik: Carl Blegen and Manfred Korfmann’ details more recent excavations of the city of Troy. Carl Blegen began excavations in ... More
Epilogue

Epilogue  

Eric H. Cline

in The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.003.0007
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9780199760275
What can we say for certain about the Trojan War? The Epilogue summarizes the evidence. A qualified yes is the answer to the questions whether ... More
The Trojan War: A Very Short
                        Introduction

The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction  

Eric H. Cline

Print Publication Year: 
May 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365852
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760275.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199760275
The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction investigates two major questions: did the Trojan War take place and, if so, where? This VSI suggests that, although a ... More

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