The Trojan War

A New History

Author: Barry Strauss

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743264426

Category: History

Page: 288

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Drawing on archaeological research, an expert account of the famous historical battle confirms many details recounted in Homer's epic account, from Troy's alliance with the Hittite Empire to the significant fire at the end of the twelfth century and facts
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In Search Of The Trojan War

Author: Michael Wood

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448141451

Category: History

Page: 320

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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
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The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Eric H. Cline

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199760276

Category: History

Page: 130

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This introduction considers whether the Trojan war actually took place and whether archaeologists have discovered the site of ancient Troy.
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The Trojan War

Author: Carol G. Thomas,Craig Conant

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 9780806138749

Category: History

Page: 209

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Surveys the historical underpinnngs of the Heroic Age in ancient Greek tradition.
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The Trojan War

Author: Olivia E. Coolidge,Edouard Sandoz

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618154289

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 260

View: 6399

Retells legends of the heroes of the Trojan War, which began with Paris of Troy's abduction of Helen, wife of Menelaus, lord of Greece.
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The Trojan War

sculptures by Anthony Caro

Author: John Spurling,Anthony Caro,Julius Bryant,Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 88

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The Trojan War in Ancient Art

Author: Susan Woodford

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801481642

Category: Art

Page: 134

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The legendary characters of the Trojan War captured the imaginations not only of Greek and Roman writers, but of countless visual artists as well. A vibrant retelling of the Trojan myths, this handsomely illustrated book brings to life for today's...
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The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle

Author: Jonathan S. Burgess

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801874819

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

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He traces the development and transmission of the Cyclic poems in ancient Greek culture, comparing them to later Homeric poems and finding that they were far more influential than has previously been thought.
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The Trojan War

Opposing Viewpoints

Author: Gail Stewart

Publisher: Greenhaven Pr

ISBN: 9780899080659

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Explores the mystery surrounding the occurrence, location, and heroes of the Trojan War.
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The Trojan War

Author: Bernard Evslin

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453264493

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 156

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A cinematic tale of passion, war, loyalty, betrayal, and retribution “These events I relate are the living seeds, and they will bear bloody fruit, I promise.” So says Ulysses, King of Ithaca, as he recounts the origins of the Trojan War. Renowned Greek mythologist Bernard Evslin masterfully depicts the ten-year war: its beginnings rooted in discord among the gods; the seduction of the famed beauty Helen of Troy; and the spectacular development of the Trojan Horse, Ulysses’ cunning ploy to win the war. Evslin brings to life the dramatic twists and turns of this classic tale of human folly, mortal heroism, and the brutality and brilliance that have come down through the ages.
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Homer’s Iliad and the Trojan War

Dialogues on Tradition

Author: Naoise Mac Sweeney,Jan Haywood

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350012696

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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In this new volume, Jan Haywood and Naoíse Mac Sweeney investigate the position of Homer's Iliad within the wider Trojan War tradition through a series of detailed case studies. From ancient Mesopotamia to twenty-first century America, these examples are drawn from a range of historical and cultural contexts; and from Athenian pot paintings to twelfth-century German scholarship, they engage with a range of different media and genres. Inspired by the dialogues inherent in the process of reception, the book adopts a dialogic structure. In each chapter, paired essays by Haywood and Mac Sweeney offer contrasting authorial voices addressing a single theme, thereby drawing out connections and dissonances between a diverse suite of classical and post-classical Iliadic receptions. The resulting book offers new insights, both into individual instances of Iliadic reception in particular historical contexts, but also into the workings of a complex story tradition. The centrality of the Iliad within the wider Trojan War tradition is shown to be a function of conscious engagement not only with Iliadic content, but also with Iliadic status and the iconic idea of the Homeric.
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Troy and the Trojan War

A Symposium Held at Bryn Mawr College, October 1984

Author: Machteld J. Mellink

Publisher: Bryn Mawr Commentaries

ISBN: 0929524594

Category: History

Page: 101

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Proceedings of a symposium held at Bryn Mawr College in 1986. Includes 'Priam's Castle Blazing': A Thousand Years of Trojan Memories' (Emily Vermeule) and 'The Physical Identity of the Trojans' (Lawrence Angel).
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The Trojan War

Literature and Legends from the Bronze Age to the Present, 2d ed.

Author: Diane P. Thompson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476605912

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 236

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The Trojan War occurred more than 3,000 years ago. Since then, starting with Homer’s epics, people have been writing, painting, sculpting and creating music about this event and its participants. This book starts with an overview of the Bronze Age when the Trojan War occurred, and then follows a selection of the major literature about this war from Homer down through the ages and on to the Internet. Each retelling of the Troy story is discussed in its historical context and includes a synopsis of the story itself. The ways of telling the story change over time. The main versions considered include Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey; a selection of Classical Greek Dramas (especially Iphigenia at Aulis); Virgil’s Aeneid; Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde; Guido delle Colonne’s History of the Destruction of Troy; Racine’s Iphigenia (at Aulis); Goethe’s Iphigenia in Tauris; Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida; Joyce’s Ulysses; and two feminist Troy novels, Sheri Tepper’s The Gate to Women’s Country and Marion Zimmer Bradley’s The Firebrand. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
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The Trojan War

A Graphic Retelling

Author: Matt Chandler

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 149142074X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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"The story of the war between the Greeks and the Trojans told in graphic novel format"--
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Achilles and the Trojan War

Author: David L. Ferrell

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 147776240X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Achilles was a legendary warrior of ancient Greece. When Paris, the Trojan prince, kidnapped the beautiful Helen, the Greek armies joined together under the great king Agamemnon to bring her back. The Achaean Greeks would fight the Trojans for 10 years. Agamemnon’s pride, however, would threaten to destroy the Achaeans’ chances of victory. When he took Achilles’ battle prize, Achilles refused to fight. Of all the Achaeans, though, only Achilles could stand against the fearsome Trojan warrior Hector. This is a classic Greek myth with all the fixin’s—bravery, adventure, and amazing feats of strength, cleverness, and courage.
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Voices of the Trojan War

Author: Kate Hovey,Leonid Gore

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0689857683

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 117

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Through a collection of poems, the story of the Trojan War and the significant players involved, including Helen and Paris, are presented, in an illustrated compilation for middle readers.
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Achilles and the Trojan War

Author: Gary Jeffrey

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

ISBN: 1433975076

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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After the death of his friend Patroclus, Achilles vows to avenge his death.
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The Trojan War

Author: Fernando G. Rodriguez

Publisher: Editorial Weeble

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 1346

This story took place over 3000 years ago, at a time when gods were confused with heroes and heroes with men. In an era where reality was mixed with myth. Envy, vengeance, love and war come together in this story. A fascinating story. Are you ready to discover it? A simple and fun way to get to know the History to the young, and a different way back to remember for all. Recommended age: +8
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Tales of the Trojan War

Usborne Classics Retold

Author: Kamini Khanduri,Jeff Anderson

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1409585654

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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"This means war!" yells King Menelaus when he finds out that his wife has sailed away in the dead of night with a Trojan prince. Follow the epic struggle of the great Greek heroes as they seek their revenge on Troy with an army of 100,000 men. Full of action, adventure and suspense, these fast-moving stories have been retold for today's readers in a way that is guaranteed to bring the Greek myths to life.
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