Lucian's "True History". Its Credible Parts Interpreted
by Dirk Bontes
People have been writing forever about travels to the Moon. Lucian's "True History", a "monument of lies", written in the 2nd century A.D., is one such book. This analysis of his Moon travel story in Far Antiquity makes sense of the bizarre events described by Lucian and shows them to concur with our own experiences with and ideas about space, space travel and biotechnology.