NY Times: A journey into Ithaca, Greece’s land of a thousand stories

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NY Times: A journey into Ithaca, Greece’s land of a thousand storiesThe island of Ithaca, where Odysseus was once reputedly king, as told in Homer’s eighth-century B.C. epic poem “The Odyssey.”

New York Times recently published a feature on the Greek island of Ithaca, under the title "A Journey Into Greece’s Land of a Thousand Stories"

In the article writer Pico Iyer chronicles his voyage to the island of Ithaca, where Odysseus was once reputedly king, as told in Homer’s eighth-century B.C. epic poem “The Odyssey.”

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