The Trojan conflict, captured without end in Homer's epic poem the Iliad, resonates to the current day within the well known mind's eye, and this terrific disagreement maintains to exert an incredible impact on glossy audiences.

But did Troy really exist? And if that is so, the place is it situated? used to be the Trojan conflict truly fought? If it used to be, did it ensue over the process ten years, as Homer wrote, or was once it a miles longer sequence of battles? And why was once the warfare fought? may Helen's face on my own rather have introduced one thousand ships?

In this direction, esteemed professor Eric H. Cline examines the true background of Troy and delves into the archaeological discoveries (which proceed to the current day) that aid to reply to the questions above. via an wonderful and incisive research of recognized facts, Professor Cline offers a fuller, richer figuring out of this old clash.

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