Saturday, August 8, 2009

Lost Cities of the World ~ Troy

Remains of the fabled city from the pages of Homer were discovered in the 19th century in Anatolia in Turkey. Legend has it that, following a siege, the Greeks plundered and then burnt the settlement to the ground. At an ancient mound at Hisarlik, archeologists have found 20-foot walls and evidence of nine cities at the site, one of which could be the sacked city.

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