9781585676644

The Sea! The Sea!: The Shout of the Ten Thousand in the Modern Imagination

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  • ISBN13:

    9781585676644

  • ISBN10:

    1585676640

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-03-03
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Summary

A history of the legacy of the famous "Thalatta! Thalatta!" shout uttered by the famous Ten Thousand army of Greek mercenaries traces how the cry has played a lasting role in European and American cultural traditions throughout the past two hundred years.

Author Biography

Tim Rood is Fellow and Tutor in Classics at St. Hugh's College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
List of Plates ix
1. The Black Sea 1(13)
2. Eastern Adventure 14(28)
3. Our Friend of Youth 42(24)
4. Image of Eternity 66(23)
5. The Sea is English 89(20)
6. A Stray Genius 109(25)
7. In the Tracks of the Ten Thousand 134(28)
8. The Snotgreen Sea 162(37)
9. Thalatta! Thalatta! 199(21)
Notes 220(27)
Select Bibliography 247(6)
Index 253

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