Pioneer, Scholar, and Victim: an Appreciation of Frank Calvert (1828–1908)

  title={Pioneer, Scholar, and Victim: an Appreciation of Frank Calvert (1828–1908)},
  author={Marcelle Robinson},
  journal={Anatolian Studies},
  pages={153 - 168}
For over a century, the names “Schliemann” and “Troy” have been virtually synonymous, and the story of Schliemann's boyhood dream to discover Troy has gripped the imagination of millions. This romantic tale, though created for a different purpose, effectively obscures the fact that Schliemann would never have excavated Hissarlik—then the suspected site of Troy—had it not been for Frank Calvert, a man of whom, thanks in large part to Schliemann's misrepresentations, few people had ever heard… 
Frank Calvert, Henry Austen Layard and Heinrich Schliemann
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  • D. Traill
  • History
    The Annual of the British School at Athens
  • 1997
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