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Beyond the Pillars of Hercules

Tal added it Mar 21, Published by Tandem Books first published I’d be curious to learn if there are more recent works published on the subject.

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Books by Rhys Carpenter (Author of Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics)

Panais Christobal rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Along t I found this both fascinating and frustrating, with the latter dominating. The subject matter is engaging enough: At times, it does read like a late Victorian novel, rather than a 20th century work of popular history.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jack marked it as to-read Mar 14, Ultimately, I did find enough of interest in the book that I finished it despite these frustrations, and I did learn some interesting things from it.

THe Classical world seen through the eyes of its discoverers History of exploration in ancient times. In nearly every paragraph, we get a phrase like, “In the light of such evidence it is impermissible to deny credence arcuitetti the explicit statement that the Garmantes drove chariots…” that could have instead just been something like: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Beyond the Pillars of Hercules by Rhys Carpenter. The author tries, where possible, to rely upon ancient texts to recount these expeditions– primary ones where they exist, secondary ones where they do not– and then seeks to use modern knowledge of geography, linguistics, astronomy, climatology and architefti, and other features to see if it is possible to corroborate these ancient accounts. Zakawale marked it as to-read Aug 28, Michael Lane marked it as to-read Jun 15, As such, a lengthy quotation from say, Herodotus, may be followed by data from a publication of modern “Sailing Directions” from the U.


Oct 25, Jim rated it it was ok. To ask other readers questions about Beyond the Pillars of Herculesplease sign up. Fox marked it as to-read Mar 20, Also, the book needed more maps. There are no discussion topics on architettk book yet. Mike Perrin marked it as to-read Aug 16, Books by Rhys Carpenter.

Peggy marked it as to-read Jun 23, Iana Gutnik rated it it was amazing Jan 10, At times the writing is a little cumbersome and overlaid, but it is an interesting read which questions some of our accepted norms and sheds light on many forgotten, and even unknown, heroes and travel pioneers.

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