Help us solve the greatest mystery of the Classical world

Scholars have been baffled for centuries.

In the Odyssey Homer gives a detailed description of Ithaca, Odysseus’ homeland.

But where is it?

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Robert Bittlestone had an inspired idea.

What if Paliki, the peninsula on the western coast of Kefalonia, was actually a separate island at the time of Odysseus?

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Then it perfectly matches Homer’s description of Ithaca.

Our compelling research, from geophysics to classical history, means we are close to finding the answer!

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Analysis of the marine sediment cores has begun

A team of scientists from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens has begun the careful micropalaeontological analysis that will give us the all-important dates for when sea levels rose to fill the channel between Paliki and the rest of Kefalonia.… Read More

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