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Beyond the Edge of the Sea free pdf The story of Jason and the Argonauts and Homer's tales of Ulysses are among the greatest ancient epics, but are they merely nautical legends or true stories? Mauricio Obregon has combed through classical texts, focusing on the smallest details, and with his intimate knowledge of historical navigation, brilliantly reenacts the voyages the ancient heroes actually traveled. Using the clues embedded in these epic tales, Obregon deftly argues that many of the legends are not merely fiction, but are, quite possibly, true adventures.

About Mauricio Obregon

Mauricio Obregon had a distinguished career as a scholar and sailor. He was a member of Harvard's Board of Overseers for six years. He retraced, under sail and by light plane, fourteen voyages of discovery, from the Argonauts to Magellan. He published a half dozen books, including "The Caribbean As Columbus Saw It" with coauthor Samuel Eliot Morison. He lived in Bogota, where he died in 1998.

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Author : Mauricio Obregon
Publisher : Random House Inc
Data Published : 21 March 2002
ISBN : 067978344X
EAN : 9780679783442
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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