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How much is truth, how much myth, in the strange world, reminiscent of Middle Earth, which Homer created in the Iliad? Lasting over a decade, the Trojan War began in 1193 B.C. after Prince Paris of Troy stole away Helen from her husband, the King of Sparta. The Greeks waged a bloody war with their entire army on Troy. Eventually, it was a wooden horse that brought doom to the once great city-state. A war that was started because of the love between a man and a woman, that to this day is one of historys greatest stories. The story of the siege of Troy is an irresistible combination of myth and legend. But how much of this extraordinary story is spiced with fact?
Troy - where the affairs of men are said to have become entwined with the will of the Gods.
Troy where the love between a man and a woman sparked a war that lasted for ten years.
Troy where a wooden horse brought doom to a once-great city.
Troy - what is truth, what is legend - and how do we tell them apart?
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Multiple levels of criticism. First, the talking heads are introduced with titles like "Classical Historian" -- as if that sweeping generalization means anything. Read morePublished on February 9, 2009 by Bradley Johnson