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Homer in the Baltic: Odysseus a Fair-Haired Dane?

November 11, 2019 - General
Odysseus mosaic at the Bardo Museum in Tunis, Tunisia. (2nd century AD) (Public Domain)

Described by Homer and Pindar as ‘fair haired’, one can ask the perturbing question: Was Odysseus a Dane originating from the Baltic Sea and is Troy located on the Gulf of Finland?  Since ancient times, Homeric geography has raised doubts and perplexities. 


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