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Travelling heroes

Robin Lane Fox

Travelling heroes

in the epic age of Homer

by Robin Lane Fox

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Homeric

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIn the epic age of Homer
    Statementby Robin Lane Fox.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4037 .L328 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22680036M
    ISBN 109780679444312
    LC Control Number2008049561
    OCLC/WorldCa236338009

      In The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes (Little, Brown, pp., ★★★ out of four stars), Rick Bass brings his writing apprentices to the homes of his own mentors.   Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index "Originally published in slightly different form in Great Britain as Travelling heroes: Greeks and their myths in the epic age of Homer by Allen Lane in , and subsequently published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in "--T.p. versoPages:


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Travelling Heroes takes us on a dazzling journey throughout the Mediterranean world of the 8th century BC [and] he evokes the period brilliantly.” — The Telegraph (London) About the AuthorCited by: 8.

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It becomes "poetic" because the mythical heroes are a reflection of the "real" traveling heroes -- the sailors themselves. And while the book is all about pot shards, there is /5(10).

About Travelling Heroes. “As we follow [Lane Fox] through the pages of this learned, original and ceaselessly intriguing book, we find a strange and alien landscape opening up before us, one so remote that it had hitherto seemed lost to utter darkness This is a wonderful book.”.

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"Travelling Heroes" is another example of this. In this book, Fox attempts to probe and gain a greater comprehension of the bases for the Greek myths that form the background context for and also add a good deal of content to the Homeric tales, the Iliad and the Odyssey.5/5(5).

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It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history with the latest archeological discoveries and the author's own journeys to the main sites in the story to describe how particular Greeks of the eighth century BC travelled east /5(4).

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Download books for free. Find books. Travelling Heroes Greeks and their myths in the epic age of Homer by Robin Lane Fox. ebook. Sign up to save your library. This remarkable and daringly original book proposes a new way of thinking about the Greeks and their myths in the age of the great Homeric hymns.

It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history. Robin Lane Fox is Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford, and was until Reader in Ancient History in Oxford University.

He is the author of Pagans and Christians (), The Unauthorised Version () and many books on classical history, including Alexander the Great (), The Classical World () and Travelling Heroes (), all of which have been widely translated/5(2).

Travelling Heroes is a rare beast among academic books. Not for Robin Lane Fox the narrow path of specialisation; he has spent his long and distinguished career negotiating a. Fox does not approach his subject as an antagonist, but with the care and knowledge to make the text more meaningful.

This book deserves a place in all libraries. "Library Journal "" Praise for Robin Lane Fox s Travelling Heroes Fox has produced a work of prodigious scholarship A major contribution to Classical scholarshipPages: Get this from a library.

Travelling heroes: in the epic age of Homer. [Robin Lane Fox] -- "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.

Travelling Heroes takes us on a dazzling journey throughout the Mediterranean world of the 8th century BC [and] he evokes the period brilliantly."--The Telegraph (London) About the Author. Robin Lane Fox is a Fellow and Garden Master of New College, Oxford, and a /5(8). For the author (hereafter LF), the ‘epic age of Homer’ is the 8th c.

(here and hereafter, all dates are BCE). The word ‘travelling’ refers to the transmission of myths in general and of myths about heroes in particular.

And the agents of transmission are Greeks from ‘Long Island’, that is, from Euboea. TRAVELLING HEROES. In the Epic Age of Homer They took with them, in oral tradition, the epic poems of Homer and the myths in which heroes from a glorious past challenged the gods, performed miraculous feats, won great victories, slew monsters, avenged rape and murder, rescued kidnapped virgins, etc.

Tracing the impact of these “travelling. Travelling Heroes by Robin Lane Fox,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Travelling Heroes.

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Knopf in "--Title page verso. Travelling Heroes is an excellent book. Insightful, very detailed, brilliantly-investigated, and yet readily accessible to any reader. A fascinating study of the ancient Mediterranean world. I would recommend this to anyone interested in Greek history and literature.

()/5(4). Subtitles Found. We found subtitles for the program Greek Myths: Tales of Travelling Heroes. Please scroll down to get them, or go here for a preview Robin Lane Fox searches for the origins of the Greek myths on a journey through the 8th-century Mediterranean world from the lost city of Hattusas to.

With the return of the Hard-Traveling Heroes in Green Arrow, this was very timely for reader Matt O. to write in to ask: When was the first time "Hard Traveling Heroes" was used to refer to the time they spent on the road during the O'Neil / Adams era.

This is a really tough : Brian Cronin. I give these bibliographical details partly because Travelling Heroes comes ballasted with a huge (page, about 1, items) and not always quite accurate bibliography, which follows an even. Review: Travelling Heroes by Robin Lane Fox. This is a book for the senior common room or the lapsed classicist, rather than the beach or the bedside table.

Non-Fiction Reviews. The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at The Table with My Heroes Rick Bass. Little, Brown, $28 (p) ISBN Buy this book In this exuberant literary road trip, Bass. Hard Travelling Heroes ( – ) With a new costume, a new attitude and his fortune lost, Oliver Queen was now a spokesperson for an increasingly politicised set of comic books.

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