The trojan war a new history by barry strauss re examines the iliad of homer and other works of the epic cycle as well as archaeological evidence and written material about the bronze age in the near east to present evidence that the trojan war actually did take place much as homer describes it. The trojan war is a lyrical entrancing book ringing with arms and also with truth nathaniel fick author of one bullet away the making of a marine officer a must read for anyone interested in war history or ancient times max boot senior fellow in national security studies the council on foreign relations and author of war made new technology warfare and the course of . In the trojan war a new history simon and schuster new york 2006 26 barry s strauss professor of history and classics at cornell university and author of the battle of salamis investigates a topic from hellenic prehistorya significant event of its time though its exact century is disputed the siege and destruction of troy is best known from the blind poet homers epic the iliad. Supersummary a modern alternative to sparknotes and cliffsnotes offers high quality study guides for challenging works of literature this 40 page guide for the trojan war a new history by barry strauss includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 11 chapters as well as several more in depth sections of expert written literary analysis featured content includes . The trojan war is the most famous conflict in history the subject of homers iliad one of the cornerstones of western literature although many readers know that this literary masterwork is based on actual events there is disagreement about how much of homers tale is true drawing on recent archeological research historian and classicist barry strauss explains what really happened in troy
How it works:
1. Register Trial Account.
2. Download The Books as you like ( Personal use )