Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.