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The Pillars of Hercules

a grand tour of the Mediterranean

by Paul Theroux

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Theroux
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD973 .T54 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 509 p. ;
    Number of Pages509
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24732649M
    ISBN 100399141081
    LC Control Number95032786

    The Pillars of Hercules are the gateway into the Mediterranean Sea or the Mare Nostrum, that are guarded by Hercules. They are thought to be the Rock of Gibraltar and Jebel Musa in Morocco. Leo Valdez steers the Argo II into the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea. However they cannot go any further as an island shimmers into existence. Hercules is seen standing on the beach Appearance: The Mark of Athena. The Pillars of Hercules, ISBN , ISBN , Like New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

    Our next book. One of the Pillars of Hercules, the Rock of Gibraltar, is a natural fortress that has changed hands several times over the centuries. It was captured by the British in and ceded to Britain in perpetuity in by the Treaty of Utrecht. The Pillars of Hercules 27 Cop by Paul, Theroux and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The Romans christened Gibraltar ‘Mons Calpe’ one of the Pillars of Hercules, the other being 'Mons Abylain' North Africa. From this location on a clear day the panoramic views of the Straits of Gibraltar and the Atlas Mountains in North of Africa are spectacular. Book Your Tour Today.   The Pillars of Hercules [is] engrossing and enlightening from start (a damning account of tourists annoying the apes of Gibraltar) to finish (an utterly captivating visit with Paul Bowles in Tangier, worth the price of the book all by itself)."- .


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The Pillars of Hercules: A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean is a travelogue written by the American travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux, first published It concerns a year-and-a-half long expedition around the shoreline of the Mediterranean Sea from one of Hercules' Pillars to the other undertaken during – Theroux recounts his experiences from the many.

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Pillars of Heracles, also called Pillars of Hercules, two promontories at the eastern end of the Strait of northern pillar is the Rock of Gibraltar at Gibraltar, and the southern pillar has been identified as one of two peaks: Jebel Moussa (Musa), in Morocco, or Mount Hacho (held by Spain), near the city of Ceuta (the Spanish exclave on the Moroccan coast).

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The Ancient Greeks called the Straits of Gibraltar the "Pillars of Hercules". The Rock of Gibraltar was the northern pillar; Monte Hacho in Ceuta, its probable southern.

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The Pillars of Hercules is an epic adventure that captures the grandeur and mystery of the ancient world as it might have been, where science and magic are one and the same. Product Details About the AuthorBrand: Night Shade Books.

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