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Homer, The myth of Troy in Poetry and Art

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA) The Basel Museum of Ancient Art and Ludwig Collection, Switzerland, the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen in Mannheim, Germany, and the Art Centre Basel, Switzerland, are jointly organizing an exhibition (Homer, The myth of Troy in Poetry and Art) which focuses for the first time on the myths and facts about the Greek poet-singer Homer and his two epics, the “Iliad” and the “Odyssey”, together with high-calibre works of art from the Bronze Age until today (Basel, Switzerland – March 17, 2008 – August 17, 2008 Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, Mannheim, Germany – September 13, 2008 – January 18, 2009 – Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen).