“The Nordic origins of the Homeric Poems” - The 10th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies

July 15, 2016

A Panel on “The Nordic origins of the Homeric Poems” at as part of the 10th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies
10-13 April 2017, Athens, Greece
Sponsored by the 
Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies

 

The real setting of the Iliad and Odyssey can be identified not as the Mediterranean Sea, where it proves to be undermined by many incongruities, but rather in the north of Europe. The sagas that originated the two poems came from the Baltic regions, where the Bronze Age flourished in the 2nd millennium B.C. and where many Homeric places, such as Troy and Ithaca, can still be identified today ... read more

 

 

 Felice Vinci in 2014 in Estonia interviewed by Piiret Kriivan for Vikerraadio

 

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