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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea

Why the Greeks Matter

by Thomas Cahill

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea by Thomas Cahill
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    Oct 2003, 320 pages
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    Jul 2004, 352 pages

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This book was a help to me, in putting into clearer perspective the Greek portion of the Western Civilization courses that I took in school. Since I have a little knowledge of the Greek langauge, but not enough to read his poems in the original, Cahill's usage of fresh translations of Homer's poem was particularly helpful in my appreciation of the poet's work.
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