Troy
Troy (Ancient Greek: Ἴλιον, Ilion, or Ἴλιος, Ilios; and Τροία, Troia; Latin: Trōia and Īlium; Hittite: Wilusa or Truwisa; Turkish: Truva) is a city well-known to both history and legend (...
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Troad
The Troad (/ˈtroʊˌæd/ or /ˈtroʊəd/) or Troas /ˈtroʊəs/ is the historical name of the Biga peninsula (modern Turkish: Biga Yarımadası, Ancient Greek: Τρῳάς) in the northwestern part of Anatolia, T...
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Homeric Question
The Homeric Question concerns the doubts and consequent debate over the identity of Homer, the authorship of the Iliad and Odyssey, and historicity, especially of the Iliad. The subject has its roots...
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Historicity of the Iliad
The extent of the historical basis of the Iliad has been a topic of scholarly debate for centuries. While researchers of the 18th century had largely rejected the story of the Trojan War as fable, the...
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Troy VII
Troy VII, in the mound at Hisarlik, is an archaeological layer of Troy that chronologically spans from ca. 1300 to ca. 950 BC. It coincides with the collapse of the Bronze Age. It was a walled city wi...
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Trojan War
In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans (Greeks) after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus king of Sparta. The war is one of the most impor...
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Troy: Fall of Kings
Troy: Fall of Kings is a historical fantasy novel by British fantasy writer David Gemmell, forming the final part of the Troy Series.It was finished by his wife, Stella Gemmell, following his death on...
Troy (film)
Troy is a 2004 American epic war film written by David Benioff and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is loosely based on Homer's Iliad, which narrates the story of the 10 year Trojan War. Achilles le...
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Odyssey
The Odyssey (/ˈɒdəsi/; Greek: Ὀδύσσεια, Odýsseia) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is...
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The Rage of Achilles
The Rage of Achilles is a historical fiction novel about the Trojan War by Terence Hawkins, published in 2009. A novelization of Homer's epic poem the Iliad, the novel follows the same plot and charac...
Heinrich Schliemann
Heinrich Schliemann ([ˈʃliːman]; 6 January 1822 – 26 December 1890) was a German businessman and a pioneer of field archaeology. He was an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the...
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Manfred Korfmann
Manfred Osman Korfmann (April 26, 1942 in Cologne – August 11, 2005, in Ofterdingen, Baden-Württemberg) was a German archaeologist.
As a school assistant in Beit Jala/Bethlehem (West Bank, t...
Mountain of Black Glass
Mountain of Black Glass is the third book in Tad Williams' acclaimed Otherland Series. It was first published in 1999 with a paperback edition in 2000.Continuing from River of Blue Fire it brings the...
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Kumtepe
Kumtepe is the oldest permanent settlement in the Troas, the region in northwestern Anatolia, where later Troy was built. Kumtepe has four layers, Kumtepe IA, IB, IC and II. The last two have been lar...
Black Ships Before Troy
Black Ships Before Troy: The story of the Iliad is a novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff, illustrated by Alan Lee, and published (posthumously) by Frances Lincoln in 1993. Partly based on ...
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ILiad
The iLiad was an electronic handheld device, or e-Reader, which could be used for document reading and editing. Like the Barnes and Noble nook, Sony Reader or Amazon Kindle, the iLiad made use of an ...
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Troy (novel)
Troy is a young adult novel by Adéle Geras, published in 2000. It is based on events in the Iliad, incorporating original stories set in the heart of the city towards the end of the Trojan War. The no...
Trojan War in popular culture
There is a wide range of ways in which people have represented the Trojan War in popular culture.
The pre-war episodes of Leda and the Swan and the Judgement of Paris were frequent subjects in art...
Returns from Troy
The Returns from Troy are the stories of how the Greek leaders returned after their victory in the Trojan War. Many Achaean heroes did not return to their homes, but died or founded colonies outside t...
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Priam's Treasure
Priam’s Treasure is a cache of gold and other artifacts discovered by classical archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. Schliemann claimed the site to be that of ancient Troy, and assigned the artifacts to...
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Cassandra (novel)
Cassandra (German: Kassandra) is a 1983 novel by the East German author Christa Wolf. It has since been translated into a number of languages. Swiss composer Michael Jarrell has adapted the novel ...
Troy: Lord of the Silver Bow
Troy: Lord of the Silver Bow is a 2005 historical fantasy novel by British fantasy writer David Gemmell, forming part of his Troy Series. According to WorldCat it is found in over 650 libraries.Backco...
Alaksandu
Alaksandu or Alaksandus was a king of Wilusa who sealed a treaty with Hittite king Muwatalli II ca. 1280 BC. This treaty implies that Alaksandu had previously secured a treaty with Muwatalli's father,...
The Firebrand
The Firebrand is an 1987 historical fantasy novel by American author Marion Zimmer Bradley. Set in the ancient Greek city of Troy, the novel is a re-telling of Homer's epic poem, the Iliad. The Firebr...
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Trojan language
The language spoken by the Trojans in the Iliad is Homeric Greek. However, there has been some scholarly debate on what language the historical Trojans would have spoken at the time of the Trojan War,...
Judgement of Paris
The Judgement of Paris is a story from Greek mythology, which was one of the events that led up to the Trojan War and (in slightly later versions of the story) to the foundation of Rome.
As with m...
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Mimas (Aeneid)
Mimas is a Greek mythological character who appears in Virgil's Aeneid. He was the son of Amycus and Theano. A Trojan, he accompanied Aeneas to Italy, where he was killed by Mezentius.
Troy: Shield of Thunder
Troy: Shield of Thunder is a 2006 novel by British fantasy writer David Gemmell, forming the second part of his Troy Series trilogy. This novel was released posthumously in September 2006, following G...
Iron Dawn
Iron Dawn is a fantasy novel written by Matthew Woodring Stover, and published in 1998 by Signet Books.Set a decade after the fall of Troy, the novel tells the tale of three mercenaries who fight to s...