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This choice of essays explores how epic narratives negotiate, outline, and rework genre-specific geographical configurations. A crew of foreign students engages in an interdisciplinary dialogue approximately how Greek and Roman epic poetry interacts with the historic and cultural dynamics of geography. The e-book brings jointly the realm of Classical literature with present traits in analyzing the politics of spatial constructions.

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