Feb 26 • 29M

The Odyssey: How Much of it is Fact? Part 2

Episode 9

 
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The latest historical news and research surrounding the ancient eastern Mediterranean and Near East.
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In this second part of digging into Homer’s epic tale, The Odyssey, Petros Koutoupis focuses on the Wanderings (books 5-12). Here we meet with witches, nymphs, Cyclopes, gods and goddess and more. Can we discover the inspirations for some of these characters and what they represent? Do we know where they existed in the ancient world? Tune in to find out.