Troy and Homer : towards a solution of an old mystery

@inproceedings{Latacz2004TroyAH,
  title={Troy and Homer : towards a solution of an old mystery},
  author={Joachim Latacz and Kevin Windle and Rosh Ireland},
  year={2004}
}
I: TROY The old sources: a lack of authenticity The fundamental problem: was Hisarlik really once Troia/Ilios? Staging posts in a search: what was Hisarlik called in the Bronze Age? Conclusions: Troy and the empire of the Hittites The opposing side: 'Achaians' and 'Danaans' - two more names rehabilitated The result: Homer's backdrop is historical II: HOMER The basic facts Homer's Iliad and the tale of Troy The tale of Troy independent of Homer's When was the tale of Troy conceived? How did the… Expand
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