The Trojan War: Literature and Legends from the Bronze Age to the Present

The Trojan War Literature and Legends from the Bronze Age to the Present This survey of selected works designed for both students and general readers with an interest in the Trojan war Greek mythology and the ancient tradition of Troy stories provides a background that

  • Title: The Trojan War: Literature and Legends from the Bronze Age to the Present
  • Author: Diane P. Thompson
  • ISBN: 9780786417377
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Paperback
  • This survey of selected works, designed for both students and general readers with an interest in the Trojan war, Greek mythology and the ancient tradition of Troy stories, provides a background that should help readers to recognize and appreciate the ancient, unbroken and continually recreated tradition the Mycenaean Bronze Age and the city of Troy Next comes an overvieThis survey of selected works, designed for both students and general readers with an interest in the Trojan war, Greek mythology and the ancient tradition of Troy stories, provides a background that should help readers to recognize and appreciate the ancient, unbroken and continually recreated tradition the Mycenaean Bronze Age and the city of Troy Next comes an overview of ancient Greek poetry and the Troy Cycle Subsequent chapters deal with selected Troy stories from Homer through to the 20th century The final chapter surveys the rich variety of Troy related materials available, including novels, plays, games, films and Internet sites.

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    2 thoughts on “The Trojan War: Literature and Legends from the Bronze Age to the Present

    1. Diane P. Thompson Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Trojan War: Literature and Legends from the Bronze Age to the Present book, this is one of the most wanted Diane P. Thompson author readers around the world.

    2. Scholarly yet accessible overview of the Troy meme throughout literary history. Excellent companion volume for the original classics or any of the subsequent retellings:Homer: The Iliad & the Odyssey (8th century BCE)Aeschylus: Oresteia (458 BCE)Euripides: Iphigenia in Tauris (414 BCE) & Iphigenia at Aulis (405 BCE)Virgil: Aeneid (c. 20 BCE)Anonymous: Le Roman d'Enéas (c. 1160)Benoit de Sainte: Roman de Troie (c. 1155)Guido delle Colonna: Historia Destructionis Troiae (1287)Chaucer: Tro [...]

    3. This tries to be a scholarly survey of literature, old and new, of the Troy mystique. The book seemed to have a hard time finding its focus; at times its analysis seemed sophomoric.

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