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Creators: C. Foss, G. Reger, S. Mitchell Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
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An ancient city of northwest Anatolia with occupation ranging from the Bronze Age to the Roman period. Troy features as the central setting of Homer's Iliad.

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  • Hisarlık (Hisarlik: Turkish, modern)
  • Ilium (750 BC - AD 640)
  • Troia (Latin, 750 BC - AD 640)
  • Troja (German, modern)
  • Troy (English, modern)
  • Τροία (Troía: Ancient Greek, 550 BC - 330 BC)


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 56 C2 Ilium/Troia

The site of ancient Troy is currently excavated by a joint team from the University of Tübingen and the University of Cincinnati. Their website, Projekt Troia, provides a wide variety of information about the site and the excavation in both English and German.

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C. Foss, G. Reger, S. Mitchell, DARMC, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Stefano Costa, Tom Elliott, Pierre Motylewicz, and R. Talbert, 'Ilium/Troia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 30 March 2020]

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