In Search of the Trojan War (BOK)

Michael Wood

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For thousands of years we have been enthralled by tales of Troy and its heroes. Achilles and Hector, Paris and the famed beauty Helen remain some of the most enduring figures in art and literature. But did these titanic characters really walk the earth? Was there ever an actual siege of Troy? In this extensively revised edition, historian Michael Wood takes account of the latest dramatic developments in the search for Troy. His wide-ranging study of the complex archaeological, literary and historical records has been brought up-to-date. Detailing the rediscovery in Moscow of the so-called jewels of Helen and the re-excavation of the site of Troy begun in 1988, which continues to yield new evidence about the historical city, In Search of the Trojan War takes a fresh look at some of the most excited discoveries in archaeology. A dazzling and exhaustive analysis. Washington Post This beautifully illustrated book vividly evokes themes that are central to our civilizations quest for its past. The New York Times Book Review

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2005 Forfatter Michael Wood
Forlag
BBC BOOKS
ISBN 9780563522652
Antall sider 320 Dimensjoner 12,7cm x 19,8cm x 2,1cm
Vekt 227 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form European history, Ancient history: to c 500 CE, Asian history