School of Homer, Ithaca, Greece

School of Homer, Ithaca, Greece

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  • Original hand pulled screen print
  • 4 colours
  • 40 x 30 cm
  • Heritage White 315 gsm paper
  • Edition of 50

The School of Homer in Ithaca is the ruins of an 8th BC century palace which Greek archaeologists claim was the home of Odysseus. Nearly 3,000 years after Odysseus returned from his journey, archaeologists found the remains of an extensive three-storey building, with steps carved out of rock and fragments of pottery. The site also features a well from the 8th century BC, roughly the period in which Odysseus is believed to have been king of Ithaca.

 

Odysseus (also known as Ulysses) was a legendary hero in Greek mythology, king of the island of Ithaca and the hero of Homer's epic poem, the “Odyssey.” Odysseus was well known among the Greeks as a most eloquent speaker, an ingenious and cunning strategist.


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