Iliad2495510 1186 ships really tradition not merely

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Unformatted text preview: nd Eteonus with its many ridges, Thespeia, Graea, and spacious Mycalessus; and that dwelt about Harma and Eilesium and Erythrae (…) Of these there came fiNy ships, and on board of each went young men of the Boeo,ans an hundred and twenty. Iliad 2.495‐510 1186 ships – really? “’Tradition’ not merely transmitted the past, it created it.” Moses Finley BEYOND THE TROJAN WAR – HOMER AS A PRIMARY SOURCE Boar's tusk helmet Statue from Mycenae “Meriones gave Odysseus a bow, a quiver and a swo...
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