"Peoples of the Sea". Giuseppe Rava. Who were they, these mysterious warriors who devastated the city states of Lebanon and Syria; who almost overran Pharaonic Egypt, and who were rumoured to have settled in Sardinia? Were they Achaean freebooters, rootless since the collapse of Mycenaean civilisation; were they refugees from sacked Troy; were they the people the Israelites came to know as the Philistines?
The Greek Age of Bronze - Sea Peoples "The Sherden were among the first of the peoples now categorized as "Sea Peoples" to appear in the historical record. The first appearance of people called Srdn-w occur in the Amarna letters (about 1350 BC), serving as part of an Egyptian garrison in Byblos, where they provided their services to the king, Rib Hadda."
Troy 3000BC - 500AD (Ancient Greek: Τροία, Troia;) was a city, both factual and legendary, in northwest Anatolia, south of the southwest end of the Dardanelles / Hellespont and northwest of Mount Ida. It is best known for being the setting of the Trojan War described in the Greek Epic Cycle and especially in the Iliad, one of the two epic poems attributed to Homer.