The Tomb of Agamemnon

The Tomb of Agamemnon

Book - 2006
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Mycenae, the fabled city of Homer's King Agamemnon, still stands ina remote corner of mainland Greece. Revered in antiquity as the paganworld's most tangible connection to the heroes of the Trojan War, Mycenae leapt into the headlines in the late nineteenth century whenHeinrich Schliemann announced that he had opened the Tomb ofAgamemnon and found the body of the hero smothered in goldtreasure. Now Mycenae is one of the most haunting and impressivearchaeological sites in Europe, visited by hundreds of thousands oftourists every year. From Homer to Himmler, from Thucydides toFreud, Mycenae has occupied a singular place in the westernimagination
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9780674021709
0674021703
Branch Call Number: 938.8
Characteristics: 201 p. : ill., map ; 19 cm.

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