Jan 29 • 22M

The Odyssey: How Much of it is Fact?

Episode 8

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The latest historical news and research surrounding the ancient eastern Mediterranean and Near East.
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How much of Homer’s epic tale, the Odyssey, preserves historical fact? Join Petros Koutoupis as he digs deep into the Telemachy (the first four books of the Odyssey) in an attempt to determine how much of the poem preserve Late Bronze Age events. We will discuss ancient Aegean traditions to even the Sea Peoples.