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Troy
Walls of Troy (2).jpg
The waws o the acropolis alang tae Troy VII, which is identified as the steid o the Trojan War (c. 1200 BC).
Troy is located in Turkey
Troy
Shawn within Turkey
Location Tevfikiye, Çanakkale Province, Turkey
Region Troad
Teep Settlement
History
Foondit 3000 BC
Abandoned 500 AD
Periods Early Bronze Age tae Byzantine Empire
Site notes
Wabsteid Troia Archaeological Site
Offeecial name Airchaeological Steid o Troy
Teep Cultural
Criterie ii, iii, vi
Designatit 1998 (22nt session)
Reference no. 849
Region Europe an North Americae

Troy (Auncient Greek: Ἴλιον, Ilion, or Ἴλιος, Ilios; an Τροία, Troia; Laitin: Trōia an Īlium;[note 1] Hittite: Wilusa or Truwisa;[1][2] Turkis: Truva) wis a ceety situatit in whit is kent frae Clessical soorces as Asie Minor, nou northwast Anatolie in modren Turkey, locatit sooth o the soothwest end o the Dardanelles/Hellespont an northwast o Moont Ida at Hisarlık.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Trōia is the teepical Laitin name for the ceety. Ilium is a mair poetic term: Lewis, Charlton T.; Charles Short. "Ilium". A Latin Dictionary. Tufts University: The Perseus Digital Library. Retrieved 2008-03-01. 

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Korfmann, Manfred O. (2007). Winkler, Martin M, ed. Troy: From Home's Iliad to Hollywood Epic. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing Limited. p. 25. ISBN 1-4051-3183-7. Troy or Ilios (or Wilios) is most probably identical with Wilusa or Truwisa...mentioned in the Hittite sources 
  2. Burney, Charles (2004). "Wilusa". Historical dictionary of the Hittites. Metuchen, N.J: Scarecrow Press. p. 311. ISBN 0-8108-4936-4.