The Mycenaean Origin of Greek Mythology

The Mycenaean Origin of Greek Mythology

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The last major work of the giant of the field. Martin P Nilsson set himself the task of tracing the elements of Greek mythology, as they appear in Homer's Iliad, to their source in Mycenaean culture, a much earlier period. His conclusions, drawn from a very limited empirical material - archaeology, very few relevant Linear B texts - are remarkably compelling.

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 134.62 x 210.82 x 20.32mm | 385.55g
  • University of California Press
  • Berkerley, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Ill.
  • 0520050738
  • 9780520050730
  • 1,839,194