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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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Island Hypothesis Appeal

In 2021 you raised £49,605.43 towards our target of £52,750.00. Thank you!

You've put us within sight of an answer to the most important core question of the Odysseus Unbound project: was Paliki a separate island in the Late Bronze Age?

But to finally get that answer, we must reach our target to complete this key research.