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The Poet and His World

Adam Nicolson travels along the eastern Mediterranean, from the Ionian Sea to the western coast of Turkey to trace the origins of the poems at the root of modern European thought.

Visiting the island of Chios, where Homer might have come from, and then travelling on to Troy and Ithaca and sailing the Aegean, Adam reads The Iliad and The Odyssey, to explore their landscapes and world from which these important epic poems emerged.

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45 minutes

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Tue 28 Jul 2009 21:30

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