Books  General Natural History  Biography, Exploration & Travel 

The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek: The Man Who Discovered Britain

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: Barry Cunliffe

184 pages, Maps

Penguin Books

Paperback | Oct 2004 | #134371 | ISBN: 0140297847
Out of Print Details

About this book

Some 2,300 years ago a Greek adventurer named Pytheas set out on an astonishing expedition to find out what lay in the fabled lands of Northern Europe. Here Barry Cunliffe re-creates his staggering journey as he sailed to the islands of Britannia, and beyond, all the way to Ultima Thule, the mysterious Arctic limits of the known world ...

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Britain's Treasure Islands

NHBS Price: £24.99 £29.99 (Save £5.00) $35/€28 approx

Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Pre-pub offer: £8.99 £9.99 (Save £1.00) $13/€10 approx

Where the Wild Thyme Blew

NHBS Price: £14.99 $21/€17 approx

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

NHBS Price: £8.99 $13/€10 approx

Alfred Russel Wallace

NHBS Special Offer Price: £9.99 £16.99 (Save £7.00) $14/€11 approx (ends 31/03/2018)

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194