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a Pleiades place resource

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).
Last modified Feb 05, 2020 12:50 PM History
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.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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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: 06 July 2020]

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