The Greek Origin of the Ancient City of Troy
The Trojan War is one of the most famous events in Greek mythology. It was a mighty, ten-year war between the Greeks and the Trojans. But what many people do not know is that Troy itself is actually Greek...
Five of Iliad’s Lesser Known Characters Make Grandest Story Ever Told
Homer's Iliad, often considered to be the oldest extant work of Western literature, boasts a diverse cast of vibrant characters. The names of the heroes, Achilles, Hector, and Odysseus, have achieved immortality in the literary and mythological worlds. Many of...
Greek Heroes’ Busts Adorn Village in Turkey
Homer's Ancient Greek Poem Iliad has inspired the citizens of a small village in Turkey to install busts of the Trojan war heroes on their main square. Tevfikiye, is located 1 km away from the archaeological site of ancient...
Archaeologists Claim They’ve Discovered the Trojan Horse in Turkey: Debunked
Turkish archaeologists claim they have found what they believe are pieces of the Trojan Horse. According to a report by newsit.gr, Turkish archaeologists excavating the site of the historical city of Troy on the hills of Hisarlik have unearthed a large wooden structure.
2000-Year-Old Road Unearthed in Ancient Troy
Road 35-kilometer-long and 2000 years old was found in the region of Canakkale between Alexandria of Troy and the sacred place of Sminthion. Professor Davut Kaplan, the leader of the excavations, stated that the discovery of this excavation was not...