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Thacher Library Catalog


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Helen of Troy : goddess, princess, whore
Call Number: 292 HUG
ISBN: 1400041783

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The genealogy of Greek mythology : an illustrated family tree of Greek myth from the first gods to the founders of Rome
Call Number: 292 JAM
ISBN: 1592400132

Who's who in Greek and Roman Mythology
Call Number: R 292 KRA

Sailing ships and their story
Call Number: 387.2 CHA

Ancient ships
Call Number: 387.2 TOR

Everyday things in ancient Greece
Call Number: 913.38 QUE

Daily life in the time of Homer
Call Number: 938 MIR

Encyclopedia of the ancient Greek World
Call Number: R 938 ENC

Civilization of the ancient Mediterranean : Greece and Rome
Call Number: R 938 CIV

The Odyssey Research Questions

Exploration of Homer's Ancient Greece: Background Research Project for The Odyssey


1. Roles of Epic Poetry/Oral Tradition in Ancient Greece, specifically Homer’s Iliad and The Odyssey

2. The Trojan War: the cause, heroes, big names (Helen of Troy, Agamemnon)

3. Major Greek gods & their influence on Greek morals/ethics and customs (esp. hospitality)

4. Women and their roles in ancient Greek culture (society, within a family, noble/royal vs. common)

5. Ancient Greek sailing vessels, navigation, and trade

6. Ancient Greek family, social, and governmental structure (the city-state)







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