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The Bull of Minos By Leonard Cottrell

The Bull of Minos

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This title explores the most remote beginnings of the Mediterranean civilizations that became classical Greece, and produces evidence to show that Homer's kings and heroes were almost certainly flesh and bone.
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The Bull of Minos by Leonard Cottrell

This title explores the most remote beginnings of the Mediterranean civilizations that became classical Greece, and produces evidence to show that Homer's kings and heroes were almost certainly flesh and bone. It is the story of the great archaeological discoveries in Crete and Greece, made by Heinrich Schliemann and Sir Arthur Evans, who brought to light the burnt-out ruins of Troy, the Palace and treasure-filled tombs of the Mycenaean Kings, and the vast Palace of Sea Kings at Knossos. Chapters include The Treasure of Priam, Golden Mycenae, Island of Legend, and Palace of the Sea Kings.

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About Leonard Cottrell


Leonard Cottrell's passionate interest in archaeology began when he was a boy of twelve and took him on extensive travels. From 1942-1959 he was on the staff of the BBC as war correspondent, documentary writer and drama producer. The first of his famous archaeological books The Lord Pharaohs was published in 1949.

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GOR009556208
The Bull of Minos by Leonard Cottrell
Leonard Cottrell
Sutton History Classics
Used - Like New
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
2003-01-01
224
0750933364
9780750933360
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