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Many thanks for your post and the links, which I'll look up later. Actually, I'm thinking of buying a copy of the DVD (the RNIB put the whole book on one DVD and there is a special talking book player to use) so that I can go back to it every now and again.
and yes it is of course by Edith Hill - I should have checked first,!

Susan

Reagent Wrote:



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> Hi, Susan
>
> . . . Quite right about lots of information
> contained within the text. It's a situation where
> one brings along what I call the requisites - A
> dictionary, Thesaurus, translator, and
> Encyclopedia set suited for many references for
> starters.
>
> . . . If it’s the same book I have, it might be
> by Edith Hall, “Introducing the Ancient Greeks:
> From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the
> Western Mind.” . . Edith Hall has several
> publications. Excellent narration, actually, wish
> there were more like it on my favourite topics.
>
> At any rate, some of the first chores for any
> relocation strategy for an intergenerational
> congregation such as this group were to find food,
> water, and a means of safety / shelter – sort
> of, standard operating procedures. Some sources,
> regarding the new Theraeans or Therans to the
> Libyan coast, suggest that there was a prior
> relationship and that the local Libyan inhabitants
> shared resources with the Greek colonizers. One of
> the things that contributed toward that settlement
> was a spring fed water source around which a city
> called Cyrene was built. . . A couple links follow
> that briefly shed some light on a timeline about
> Cyrene and Thera:: :
>
> Cyrene
> [www.ancient.eu]
>
> Thera
> [www.ancient.eu]

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The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hall 5357 Susan Doris 31-Dec-17 15:50
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 629 Eddie Larry 31-Dec-17 23:07
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 549 Susan Doris 01-Jan-18 00:28
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 549 Eddie Larry 01-Jan-18 15:33
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Ruth Hill 590 Susan Doris 02-Jan-18 07:10
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 598 Reagent 06-Jan-18 06:03
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 517 Susan Doris 07-Jan-18 23:49
The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 535 Reagent 08-Jan-18 04:05
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 537 Susan Doris 08-Jan-18 19:07
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 505 AndyBlackard 17-Jan-18 17:20
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 523 Eddie Larry 17-Jan-18 23:48
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 525 Susan Doris 26-Jan-18 12:47
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 486 Susan Doris 26-Jan-18 12:43
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 623 JonnyMcA 01-Feb-18 19:58
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 405 JonnyMcA 17-Aug-18 20:06
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 392 molder 19-Aug-18 12:31
Re: The Ancient Greeks by Edith Hill 634 Susan Doris 20-Aug-18 05:33


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