The Resource Harry Mount's Odyssey : ancient Greece in the footsteps of Odysseus, Harry Mount

Harry Mount's Odyssey : ancient Greece in the footsteps of Odysseus, Harry Mount

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Harry Mount's Odyssey : ancient Greece in the footsteps of Odysseus
Title
Harry Mount's Odyssey
Title remainder
ancient Greece in the footsteps of Odysseus
Statement of responsibility
Harry Mount
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Architecture, art, sculpture, economics, mathematics, science, metaphysics, comedy, tragedy, drama and epic poetry were all devised and perfected by the Greeks. Of the four classical orders of architecture, three were invented by the Greeks and the fourth, the only one the Romans could come up with, was a combination of two of the former.The powerful ghost of ancient Greece still lingers on in the popular mind as the first great civilization and one of the most influential in the creation of modern thought. It is the starting block of Western European civilization. In his new Odyssey, eminent writer Harry Mount tells the story of ancient Greece while on the trail of its greatest son, Odysseus. In the charming, anecdotal style of his bestselling Amo, Amas, Amat and All That, Harry visits Troy, still looming over the plain where Achilles dragged Hector's body through the dust, and attempts to swim the Hellespont, in emulation of Lord Byron and the doomed Greek lover, Leander. Whether in Odysseus's kingdom on Ithaca, Homer's birthplace of Chios or the Minotaur's lair on Crete, Mount brings the Odyssey - and ancient Greece - back to life
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AU-TuBDP
Characteristic
sound
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mount, Harry
Intended audience
Adult
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  • Odysseus (Greek mythology)
  • Mythology, Greek
Target audience
adult
Label
Harry Mount's Odyssey : ancient Greece in the footsteps of Odysseus, Harry Mount
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=BLM_127164&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
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Downloadable Book
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781472904683
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781472904683
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Harry Mount's Odyssey : ancient Greece in the footsteps of Odysseus, Harry Mount
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=BLM_127164&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781472904683
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781472904683
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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