Trojan War Archaeology & History - From Helen of Troy to Homer and Schliemann
- All About the Trojan War (24)
- Helen of Troy (12)
- Literary Trojan War
- Plays / Poems on the Trojan War (64)
- Trojan Horse (3)
- Trojan War Facts and FAQs (14)
- Trojan War People (155)
Summary of the Chapters of Barry Strauss' 'Trojan War: A New History'
"Trojan War: A New History," by Barry Strauss, re-examines the Iliad of Homer and other works of the epic cycle, as well as archaeological evidence and written material about the Bronze Age in the Near East, to present evidence that the Trojan War actually did take place much as Homer describes it.
Homeric Questions Part II
Literary questions on Homer with answers from Milman Parry, Alfred Lord and others.
Trojan War Course
Sign up for free email lessons about the Trojan War prepared as background for the Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom movie on Troy.
The Sequence of Major Events in the Trojan War
What happened during the Trojan War? Read about the sequence of events starting with the judgment of the Trojan prince Paris and his abduction of Helen, wife of King Menelaus.
Schliemann - Archaeologist of Troy Heinrich Schliemann
Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) is known for having excavated an area that he believed was the site of the Trojan War.
Mycenaeans - Who Were the Mycenaeans?
Agamemnon, leader of the combined Greek forces in the legendary Trojan War, was king of Mycenae during the Trojan War, which occurred during the late Bronze Age in Greece, from about 1600 to 1200 B.C.
The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships
The expression "the face that launched a thousand ships" refers to Helen of Troy.
Deaths in the Iliad
This is a handy list of warriors in the Iliad that shows who did the killing, his victims, and the method of inflicting death.
Places in the Iliad
The names of the places in the Iliad of Homer.
Who Was King of Athens During the Trojan War?
Answer to the question of Athenian kingship during the Trojan War.
Trojan War Women
The major women involved in the stories about the Trojan War: Helen of Troy, Iphigenia, Cassandra, Clytemnestra, Andromache, Hecuba, Briseis, and Polyxena.
The Trojan War: A New History, by Barry Strauss
A review of The Trojan War: A New History, by Barry Strauss, a book that is like a companion guide to the Iliad of Homer.
Greek Goddesses - Learn About the Greek Goddesses
These are the major goddesses of Greek mythology.
A list of the characters in the Iliad.
Briseis was the woman at the source of the conflict between Agamemnon and Achilles.