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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. So, why did I find this frustrating? Run-ons abound and even grammatically correct sentences are needlessly wordy.

Beyond the Pillars of Hercules

Olga marked it as to-read Jan 02, Tony O’Connell marked it as to-read Carpnter 13, Be the first to ask a question about Beyond the Pillars of Hercules. Books by Rhys Carpenter. Open Preview See a Problem?

Natajia marked it as to-read Sep 10, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Return to Book Page. No trivia or quizzes yet. The prose is horribly long-winded, self-important, and contorted to my ears.


Along t I found this both fascinating and frustrating, with the latter dominating. Trivia About Beyond the Pillar Refresh and try again. The author tries, where possible, to rely upon ancient texts to recount these expeditions– primary ones carpenrer they exist, secondary ones where they do not– and then seeks to use modern knowledge of geography, linguistics, astronomy, climatology and ecology, and other features to see if it is possible to corroborate these ancient accounts.

Books by Rhys Carpenter (Author of Folk Tale, Fiction and Saga in the Homeric Epics)

In nearly every paragraph, we get a phrase like, “In the light of such evidence it is impermissible to deny credence partenon the explicit statement that the Garmantes drove chariots…” that could have instead just been something like: Want to Read saving…. Zakawale marked it as to-read Aug 28, In fairness, though it should be noted that this is a year old book, and that it’s author was in his 70s when he wrote it– so, it may just be that some of my stylistic criticisms come down to a multi-generational gap in taste.

THe Classical world seen through the eyes of its discoverers History of carppenter in ancient times. PaperbackThe Great Explorerspages. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Books by Rhys Carpenter

Panais Christobal rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Feb 17, Julian Walker rated it liked it. Published by Tandem Books first published Beyond the Pillars of Hercules by Rhys Carpenter. Alex Mackenzie rated it liked it Mar 16, partenoone Ultimately, I did find enough of interest in the book that I finished it despite these frustrations, and I did learn some interesting things from it. Rick Davis marked it as to-read Dec 08, Oct 25, Jim rated it it was ok.


As such, a lengthy quotation from say, Herodotus, may be followed by data from a publication of modern “Sailing Directions” from the U.

Mike Perrin marked it as to-read Aug 16, Also, the book needed more maps. Gazmend Kryeziu marked it as to-read Oct 12, Phillip Kay rated it really liked it Dec 11, A fascinating approach to pre-history’s great explorers, examining the routes of discovery based on ancient texts. Bob eel it really liked it Mar 02, I’d be curious to learn if there are more recent works published on the subject.