This latter belief, which was, moreover, flattering to their vanity, the Greek leaders were astute enough to foster; the propaganda of Adamantios Coraes (q.v.) had done its work; and wily brigands, like Odysseus of Ithaka, assuming the style and trappings of antiquity, posed as the champions of classic culture against the barbarian.
A history of the discussions will be found in Buchholz, Die Homerischen Realien (Leipzig, 1871); Partsch, Kephallenia and Ithaka (1890); W.
DSrpfeld in Mélanges Perrot, pp. 79-93 (1903); P. Goessler, Leukas-Ithaka (Stuttgart, 1904).
See under Corfu; also P. Goessler, Leukas-Ithaka (Stuttgart, 1904).
Partsch, Die Inset Corfu: eine geographische Monographie (Gotha, 1887); Die Inset Levkas (Gotha, 1889); Kephallenia and Ithaka (Gotha, 1890); Die Inset Zante (Gotha, 1891).
Riemann, Recherches archeologiques sur les lies Ioniennes (Paris, 1879-1880); Partsch, Kephallenia and Ithaka (1890); see also CORFU; IONIAN ISLANDS.
In an ensuing book - Ithaka, der Peloponnes, and Troja - he propounded two theories which he was destined eventually to test in practice, viz.