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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 locatit in Turkey
Troy
Shawn within Turkey
Location Tevfikiye, Çanakkale Province, Turkey
Region Troad
Coordinates 39°57′27″N 26°14′20″E / 39.95750°N 26.23889°E / 39.95750; 26.23889Coordinates: 39°57′27″N 26°14′20″E / 39.95750°N 26.23889°E / 39.95750; 26.23889
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
Criteria 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.

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  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.