Pytheas and the Circumnavigation of Britain

In about 325 BCE, Pytheas of Missalia conducted one of the first great voyages of discovery when he sets out into the land of the Celts to find the legendary island of Britain. In the process, he would circumnavigate the island - and even (according to some) - discover Iceland. Listen to this episode online. … Continue reading Pytheas and the Circumnavigation of Britain