We can be relatively sure that Homer's audience of sea-faring traders would have done a similar exercise, trying to match Odysseus' travels with their own experiences in the Mediterranean.
Comments 13 You can skip to the end and leave a response. Try to produce your own rough map of Odysseus' journey.
Get Involved. But this way of tackling the question is ignored by academics who insist on placing all the journeys within the Mediterranean Sea because they relate the story to the Greeks of the Bronze Age whereas Homer is incorporating the myths and legends of the more ancient and more nautically capable Phoenicians and Minoans whose skills were largely lost after the upheaval of the Thera volcano around 1500 BC.
So we, Hellines, will never accept to play their game. Land of the Lotus-Eaters.
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But how to visualize the thrilling voyage? Cicero31 says: Copyright 2000-2019 Peter T. I think that the map is a great resource for teaching, and maybe that is its aim or objective.
Interactives Any interactives on this page can only be played while you are visiting our website. October 8, 2016 at 1: Interactive Map of Odysseus' Route This is a larger, interactive version of the static map below. Widely regarded as one of the most important English-language novels of the 20th century, Ulysses is a day in the life of two friends, Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom.
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As Odysseus met unanticipated adventures as he roamed the Mediterranean for 10 years, so Dedalus and Bloom meet everyday adventures on their errands and strolls through Dublin, Ireland, on June 16, 1904.