Saw a post about an interactive map of Odysseus’ journey. Pretty cool (though the art was less impressive than I would have liked). I used ScreenFlow to capture the interactivity of the map and posted it to YouTube:

When I was searching for a link for the source of the map (trying to find a shorter one than the one above the map itself), I stumbled upon other interactive maps of the Odyssey, one of which was made at a site called Map Tales:

Easily Create and Share Map-Based Stories…and embed them into your website for free. Journalists, teachers, bloggers and storytellers (to name a few) use Map Tales to chronicle news events, scrapbook holidays, describe walks, plan campaigns, illustrate literature, recount journeys, and bring historical events to life.

I’ve included a screenshot below but it seems an interesting tool to use with texts. And, bonus, it seems that it can be used without creating an account. Definitely worth exploring.

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