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By Martin M. Winkler

This can be the 1st ebook systematically to envision Wolfgang Petersen’s epic movie Troy from diversified archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives.

  • The first ebook systematically to check Wolfgang Petersen’s epic movie Troy from diversified archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives.
  • Examines the film’s use of Homer’s Iliad and the parable of the Trojan warfare, its presentation of Bronze-Age archaeology, and its position in movie history.
  • Identifies the trendy political overtones of the Trojan battle delusion as expressed within the movie and explains why it came upon world-wide audiences.
  • Editor and participants are archaeologists or classical students, numerous of whom comprise movies into their instructing and research.
  • Includes an annotated checklist of flicks and tv movies and sequence episodes at the Trojan War.
  • Contains archaeological illustrations of Troy, correct pictures of historic artwork, and stills from movies at the Trojan War.

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