By L. Sprague de Camp
The Golden Wind is the final of the 5 vintage historicals de Camp wrote (both traditionally and chronologically).
The novel tells of the early adventures of Eudoxus of Cyzicus and Hippalus of their unique voyages from Egypt to India by means of sea.
Eudoxus used to be a Greek navigator who's credited with exploring and mapping the Arabian sea for Egyptian ruler Ptolemy VIII, and Hippalus is, in keeping with legend, the captain of Eudoxus’ send in the course of those explorations.
Following the winning exploration of the path to India, Eudoxus makes a decision to damage the Egyptian monopoly on alternate with India by means of crusing round Africa, and encounters a myriad of other adventures and misfortunes as their send makes an attempt to circumnavigate the nice continent.
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