The Resource The last odyssey : a thriller, James Rollins

The last odyssey : a thriller, James Rollins

Label
The last odyssey : a thriller
Title
The last odyssey
Title remainder
a thriller
Statement of responsibility
James Rollins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For eons, the city of Troy--whose legendary fall was detailed in Homer's Iliad--was believed to be myth, until archaeologists in the nineteenth century uncovered its ancient walls buried beneath the sands. In the frozen tundra of Greenland, a group of modern-day researchers stumble on a shocking find: a medieval ship buried a half-mile below the ice. The ship's hold contains a collection of even older artifacts--tools of war--dating back to the Bronze Age. Inside the captain's cabin is a magnificent treasure that is as priceless as it is miraculous: a clockwork gold map imbedded with an intricate silver astrolabe. Once activated, the moving map traces the path of Odysseus's famous ship as it sailed away from Troy. But the route detours as the map opens to reveal a fiery river leading to a hidden realm underneath the Mediterranean Sea. It is the subterranean world of Tartarus, the Greek name for Hell. In mythology, Tartarus was where the wicked were punished and the monstrous Titans of old, imprisoned. When word of Tartarus spreads--and of the cache of miraculous weapons said to be hidden there--tensions explode in this volatile region where Turks battle Kurds, terrorists wage war, and civilians suffer untold horrors
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rollins, James
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O5398
LC item number
L35 2020
Literary form
novels
Series statement
A Sigma Force novel
Series volume
21
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sigma Force (Imaginary organization)
  • Scientists
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • Antiquities
  • Weapons, Ancient
  • Greenland
Label
The last odyssey : a thriller, James Rollins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 437 pages
Isbn
9780062892898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1127204216
  • 1031294
  • (OCoLC)on1127204216
  • 1031294
Label
The last odyssey : a thriller, James Rollins
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 437 pages
Isbn
9780062892898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1127204216
  • 1031294
  • (OCoLC)on1127204216
  • 1031294

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