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"Helen and Paris"The Trojan War resulted when Paris, the prince of Troy carried her off during the reign of her husband the Spartan King Menelaus. Here Helen has just seen the sea lights of her husband's enormous amphibious  invasion fleet on the horizon. To recover Helen, the Acheans under Agamemnon, brother of Menelaus lay ferocious siege to Troy to no avail for ten years until Hector was killed by Achilles and he by in turn by Paris with a poisoned arrow in his one vulnerable spot - .

"Helen and Paris" Greek Myths & Legends; Paintings of Classical Mythology and a brief introduction to Greek & Roman, Mythology featuring contemporary Illustrations by Howard David Johnson

Ancient City of Troy : A new archaeological team will be headed to Troy to see if new technologies and further explorations can lead to new knowledge of the ancient site.

Ancient City of Troy : A new archaeological team will be headed to Troy to see if new technologies and further explorations can lead to new knowledge of the ancient site. One day I will apart of that team.

Troy, so many layers of history, quite mind boggling

The Seven Lost Cities Of The World

The home of my favorite "God": Achilles and also the reputed beauty Queen Helen andthe hero Agamemmnon: Troy, Turkey.

Detail from gold diadem with pendants.found in Troy by Schliemann  Priam's Treasure

Detail from gold diadem with pendants.found in Troy by Schliemann Priam's Treasure. Troya II, time of creation unknown, possibly before 2400 b.

Home of the legendary decade-long Trojan War described in Homer’s Illiad and Odyssey-Troy was the center of all ancient civilizations. The city of Troy was inhabited from the third millennium BC to the 4th century AD. It was rebuilt over 10 times, occupied by different civilizations (including the Hittite), appears as Ilium after Roman rule, and eventually declined during the Byzantine era. The ruins were found in 1822 and excavated from 1870-1890.

The Seven Lost Cities Of The World

It was rebuilt over 10 times, occupied by different civilizations (including the Hittite), appears as Ilium after Roman rule, and eventually declined during the Byzantine era. The ruins were found in 1822 and excavated from

Turkey: Home Of Troy - YouTube

Trip to Turkey, ruins of Troy, Pergamon & Ephes

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