The Walls of Windy Troy Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Find out when the Trojan War was fought and who fought it. What are the major sources of our information on Troy? What are some of the theories concerning Homer's authorship of the Iliad and the Odyssey?

2. After reading the epilogue, evaluate the success of Schliemann's research. In what ways was he wrong in interpreting what he found and in what respects right? In what ways have his discoveries influenced the course of archeology over the last century?

3. Write an essay about Schliemann's most important character traits and how they helped him to succeed.

4. Read Agamemnon, a play by the Greek dramatist Aeschylus, and evaluate Schliemann's discoveries at Mycenae in the light of this hero's role in Greek history.

5. How would you describe Schliemann's approach to learning a new language? Could his methods be readily incorporated into schoolroom teaching?

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Walls of Windy Troy from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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