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By Diane P. Thompson

This survey of chosen works, designed for either scholars and basic readers with an curiosity within the Trojan conflict, Greek mythology and the traditional culture of Troy tales, presents a history that are meant to aid readers to acknowledge and savour the traditional, unbroken and consistently recreated culture. the 1st bankruptcy explores the historic and archaeological heritage of the Mycenaean Bronze Age and the town of Troy. subsequent comes an summary of historic Greek poetry and the Troy Cycle. next chapters take care of chosen Troy tales from Homer via to the twentieth century. the ultimate bankruptcy surveys the wealthy number of Troy-related fabrics to be had, together with novels, performs, video games, motion pictures and web sites.

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