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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
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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