Schliemann's Diary: Greece and the Troad, 18681

  title={Schliemann's Diary: Greece and the Troad, 18681},
  author={David D. Turner},
  journal={The Annual of the British School at Athens},
  pages={345 - 391}
This article examines Schliemann's own description of his journey through Greece and the Troad in 1868. It begins in Corfu and Kephalonia, and moves on quickly to Ithaca. The article examines Schliemann's concern with Homer in relation to his activities on these islands, as well as relating a Homeric narrative for his journey to concerns in his personal life, and picking out details emphasizing his increasing interest in archaeology. The scene moves on to Athens and Schliemann's view of modern… Expand