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Hidden histories

'The Odyssey' and 'The Iliad' are giving up new secrets about the ancient world

By Jonathan Gottschall
September 28, 2008

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NEARLY 3,000 YEARS after the death of the Greek poet Homer, his epic tales of the war for Troy and its aftermath remain deeply woven into the fabric of our culture. These stories of pride and rage, massacre and homecoming have been translated and republished over millennia. Even people who have never read a word of "The Iliad" or "The ... (Full article: 2206 words)

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