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Homeric Roots of James Joyce's Ulysses


The Ruins of Mycenae

Mycenae, after one turns the last bend, suddenly folds up into a menacing crouch, grim, defiant, impenetrable.... This is the great shining bulge of horror, the high slope whence man, having attained his zenith, slipped back and fell into the bottomless pit.

— Henry Miller
The Colossus of Maroussi


Closeup of excavation of Bronze Age Mycenae

Photographs by the Webmaster

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