r/history Nov 23 '22

The Greek Exploration of Britain, Thule, the Arctic and the Amber Coast ... Video

https://youtube.com/watch?v=hW0HihYoQRA&feature=share
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u/DontWakeTheInsomniac Dec 10 '22

Great video - surprised there's no comments.

I'm amazed how similar some placenames are even after all this time. Such as Orkas/Orkney.

I also had no idea that Pytheas' accounts did not survive outside of select quotes from his critics.