The ultimate “Lit-inerary” of Homer’s Greece

This map is all you need to plan a literary tour of the ancient Greek world.

litinerary of homer's greece
You can trace the home towns of everyone mentioned by name in Homer's Iliad

Jason Kottke just highlighted this brilliant map that traces the home towns of everyone mentioned in Homer’s Iliad; effectively a Litinerary of Homer’s Greece.

So here’s your chance to do the ultimate Homeric pilgrimage. Forget the Odyssey and it’s totally overdone homages. Get your walking boots on and get back to the roots of this 3,100 year-old story and the distant, deep heart of the western literary tradition.

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