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HOMER'S TROY

HOMER'S TROY
$6.95
Mention the name "Homer" or the city "Troy" and immediately a host of images parade before our eyes. Now label an issue "Homer's Troy" and you have a treat awaiting you. Meet first the greatest bard of all time as well as the controversy about his existence and his works, then read how the Iliad describes the city and the causes of the war between the Greeks and Trojans. Another article uses the Odyssey to describe the deceitful trick that caused the fall of the city. Often forgotten, but deeply affected by the war were the Trojan women - so poignantly expressed by the Greek playwright Euripides in his play The Trojan Women. Also in this issue is an eight-page section done in cooperation with ARCHAEOLOGY magazine that tells of "The Hunt for Priam's Treasure" and the international laws governing the recovery of stolen art and war booty. And there's more, but we don't want to spoil the suspense - so join us for a lively look at this oft-told tale about ancient Greece.

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Mention the name "Homer" or the city "Troy" and immediately a host of images parade before our eyes. Now label an issue "Homer's Troy" and you have a treat awaiting you. Meet first the greatest bard of all time as well as the controversy about his existence and his works, then read how the Iliad describes the city and the causes of the war between the Greeks and Trojans. Another article uses the Odyssey to describe the deceitful trick that caused the fall of the city. Often forgotten, but deeply affected by the war were the Trojan women - so poignantly expressed by the Greek playwright Euripides in his play The Trojan Women. Also in this issue is an eight-page section done in cooperation with ARCHAEOLOGY magazine that tells of "The Hunt for Priam's Treasure" and the international laws governing the recovery of stolen art and war booty. And there's more, but we don't want to spoil the suspense - so join us for a lively look at this oft-told tale about ancient Greece.