ANCH026_Lecture03

To the greek tradition dark ages iliad and odyssey

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Unformatted text preview: 323 BCE •  323 – 31 BCE Middle Bronze Age Late Bronze Age “Trojan War” acc. to the Greek tradition “Dark Ages” Iliad and Odyssey Archaic Period Classical Period Hellenistic Period Today •  Can/Should archaeology be used to “prove” Homer? •  Was there a Trojan War? •  Can the Homeric epics be used as a primary source for history? And if so, for what period? HOMER AND THE ILIAD AND ODYSSEY Sing, goddess, the anger of Achilles, Peleus’ son, The accursed anger which brought the Achaeans countless Agonies and hurled many mighty shades of heroe...
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