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Respect, even reverence, for the past has inspired Graham Binns to take up causes involving cultural history. In the 1950’s, he chaired a committee that oversaw the restoration of a 17th-century theater in Malta. Since the early 1980’s, he...
Archaeology Odyssey, Spring 1998
Why the Iliad and the Odyssey fascinate us today
The Iliad and the Odyssey were composed nearly 3,000 years ago, and they are still constantly translated, imitated, dramatized and—above all—read. In a world in which few things stay in fashion for more than a single season,...
Archaeology Odyssey, Winter 1998
Mastering the delicate art of living
Do you wonder what happened to the ancient Etruscans, those civilized, seemingly mysterious people who revealed so many secrets of life and death to the Romans? Simply journey to the...
Archaeology Odyssey, Summer 1998