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Beyond the Edge of the Sea: Sailing with Jason and the Argonauts, Ulysses, the Vikings, and Other Explorersof the Ancient World

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We are all familliar with the great epic adventures of Ulysses, Jason and the Argonauts, Hercules, and many other memorialized stories of the Western world, but did these exhilarating adventures really take place? Mauricio Obregon "notices the subtlest details" (Science News) in the great classics to prove that these are not merely great stories; they're fact.

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About the Author

Mauricio Obregón had a distinguished career as a scholar and sailor. He was a member of Harvards 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 Bogotá, where he died in 1998.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679783442
Author:
Obregon, Mauricio
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Explorers
Subject:
Discoveries in geography
Subject:
Geography, ancient
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-Ancient History
Subject:
history;non-fiction;explorers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Paperbacks
Series Volume:
no. 28
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
18 PHOTOS; 14 ILLUS; 13 MAPS
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.16x5.16x.34 in. .27 lbs.

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