By Eric H. Cline, Recorded Books
George Washington collage professor, Eric Cline examines the true historical past of Troy and delves into archaeological discoveries. via his research of recognized info, Cline offers a fuller, richer knowing of this historical clash.
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International Series 591. Oxford: Tempus Reparatum, 1994. Page, Denys L. History and the Homeric Iliad. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1959. , and Eric H. Cline. ” Journal of Archaeological Science, 27 (2000) 43–63. ———. “What Triggered the Collapse? ” Archaeology Odyssey, 4/5 (2001) 31–36, 62–63. 45 Lecture 11: Carl Blegen and the City of Troy VIIa The Suggested Reading for this lecture is Michael Wood’s In Search of the Trojan War. Carl Blegen, of the University of Cincinnati, did not believe that Troy VIh was the city that the Mycenaeans captured.
Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and Homerica. Selections from the Epic Cycle. Ed. Glen W. Most. Trans. Hugh G. Evelyn-White. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981. Homer. The Iliad. Trans. Robert Fagels. Intro. and notes Bernard Knox. New York: Penguin, 1998. ———. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagels. Intro. and notes Bernard Knox. New York: Penguin, 1999. Latacz, Joachim. Troy and Homer: Towards a Solution of an Old Mystery. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Page, Denys L. History and the Homeric Iliad.
While there is little doubt that Schliemann did find all of these objects at Troy, there is a good chance that he did not find them all together in a wooden chest. Instead, it is now thought that he had made a series of smaller discoveries all over the site throughout the excavation season, but had held off announcing these finds until he had accumulated enough to put them together as one big “treasure” that would amaze the world when he announced its discovery. Ironically, if Schliemann had not erroneously labeled these items “Priam’s Treasure,” they would not hold nearly the value nor interest that they do today.