Legends
The Map Story

There’s a very old tradition at Troy: bring your copy of Homer’s Iliad, and look around the countryside for familiar landmarks of the great legend. Take a look at our Map of Homeric Quotes & Landmarks to see some favorites....

Find Who’s Who Who were the big actors in the Trojan War? The Greeks fought the Trojans...but the Immortals, the gods and goddesses, may have been behind it all!

You can piece together the story from these short bios.

OR, you can see the Family Trees, showing how these characters are related.

The Trojan War

If you look at the bottom of the page you will see three timeframes for the story of the War. The uppermost timeline shows how the War was an event with causes and effects, the entire span of time being 50 years.

The actual War took place over a period of 10 years.

At the bottom, you will see the action included by the poet Homer in the Iliad, a period of only 41 days!

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Roll over a title to read that part in the story of the Trojan War