Have we Homer’s Ithaca?

Posted on March 11th, 2012 by

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has been captivated by, if not quite the Homeric question, at least a close cousin to it. If Odysseus was ever in any sense real, where was his Ithaca? Or if he wasn’t, but his Ithaca was, where was it? Not in the same place as the modern Ithaca, argues an amateur investigator that Kristof notes has convinced a number of Classicists. The link is here. (HT Sean Cobb)

 

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