Biographies & Memoirs / Biography / Schliemann of Troy: Treasure and Deceit by Traill, David Traill, David Penguin  1996, first edition: decorative card cover approximately 5 x 7.75 inches tall: 365 pages including index: centrefold of black and white photographic illustrations. Synopsis:  By uncovering what he claimed to be Homer's Troy and Mycenae, Heinrich Schliemann (1822-90) became one of the dominant personalities of his age. Yet this biography shows him to have lived an entire life of fraud. Rumours and claims that he fabricated evidence, or bought, buried and found artefacts, are fully evaluated as the author reassesses Schliemann's life, travels and shady dealings. The book is an assessment of one of the great archaeological stories of all time and a study of a man apparently driven to shroud his own life in fantasy. A revealing biography with chapters entitled as follows:  The Current Controversy. The Making of a Self-Made Man 1822  67. From Grand Tour to Archaeological Survey: 1868. Divorce, Doctorate and Remarriage 1869. Trial, Trenches and Tribulations 1817. Assault on Hisarlik 1871 2. Priam's Treasure 1873. Trial and Museum Tour: 1874  5. The Lions of Mycenae. 1876. The Lions of London: 1877. Ithaca, Troy and Reconciliation with Germany: 1878  9, Ilios, Orchomenos and German Honours: 1880  1. Dorpfield, Treasure and the Thermopylae: 1882  3. Marathon, Tiryns and the Break with Virchow 1884  5. Cuba, Cairo and Kythera 1886  7. Cleopatra's Head and the Feud with Botticher: 1888 9. Troy, Halle and Naples: 1890. The Schliemann Legacy. Appendix 1: Mycenae and Troy: Chronology. Appendix 2: Chronology of  Schliemann's Visit to the Troad in 1868. Appendix 3: Dating of Strata at Troy in 1882. Appendix 4: Schliemann's Movements 1868  9. Appendix 5: Plans of Excavation. Notes. Bibliography. Index.  Conditions:  clean, firm and good. used books
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  • Book Title: Schliemann of Troy: Treasure and Deceit
  • Author: Traill, David
  • ISBN: 014025739X
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Year Published: 1996
  • Our Normal Price: £11.55 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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  • Description: Penguin 1996, first edition: decorative card cover approximately 5 x 7.75 inches tall: 365 pages including index: centrefold of black and white photographic illustrations. Synopsis: By uncovering what he claimed to be Homer's Troy and Mycenae, Heinrich Schliemann (1822-90) became one of the dominant personalities of his age. Yet this biography shows him to have lived an entire life of fraud. Rumours and claims that he fabricated evidence, or bought, buried and found artefacts, are fully evaluated as the author reassesses Schliemann's life, travels and shady dealings. The book is an assessment of one of the great archaeological stories of all time and a study of a man apparently driven to shroud his own life in fantasy. A revealing biography with chapters entitled as follows: The Current Controversy. The Making of a Self-Made Man 1822 67. From Grand Tour to Archaeological Survey: 1868. Divorce, Doctorate and Remarriage 1869. Trial, Trenches and Tribulations 1817. Assault on Hisarlik 1871 2. Priam's Treasure 1873. Trial and Museum Tour: 1874 5. The Lions of Mycenae. 1876. The Lions of London: 1877. Ithaca, Troy and Reconciliation with Germany: 1878 9, Ilios, Orchomenos and German Honours: 1880 1. Dorpfield, Treasure and the Thermopylae: 1882 3. Marathon, Tiryns and the Break with Virchow 1884 5. Cuba, Cairo and Kythera 1886 7. Cleopatra's Head and the Feud with Botticher: 1888 9. Troy, Halle and Naples: 1890. The Schliemann Legacy. Appendix 1: Mycenae and Troy: Chronology. Appendix 2: Chronology of Schliemann's Visit to the Troad in 1868. Appendix 3: Dating of Strata at Troy in 1882. Appendix 4: Schliemann's Movements 1868 9. Appendix 5: Plans of Excavation. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Conditions: clean, firm and good.
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  • Binding: Hardback
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