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Digging for Troy free pdf The fall of Troy is a legend that has been passed down for thousands of generations. It is the tale of an epic war, brave heroes, meddling gods and goddesses, and the face that launched a thousand ships. Although some have questioned whether Troy was ever anything more than a legend, the Iliad has inspired many to go searching for proof of Troy's existence. Jill Rubalcaba and Eric H. Cline first offer an abridged version of the Iliad before delving into the many archaeological expeditions at Hisarlik, the modern-day site believed to have been ancient Troy. They recount everything from Heinrich Schliemann's quest for glory and renown to Manfred Korfmann's controversial picture of Troy as a political entity with Anatolian--not Aegean--ties. Whether the legend of Troy is fact or fiction remains up to the reader to decide.

About Jill Rubalcaba

Jill Rubalcaba is the author of THE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WORLD, co-written with Eric H. Cline, THE EARLY HUMAN WORLD, cowritten with Peter Robertshaw, and THE WADJET EYE. Jill lives in Middletown, Connecticut. Eric H. Cline serves as the chair of the department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at George Washington University. He lives in Washington, DC.

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Author : Jill Rubalcaba
Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing,U.S.
Data Published : 01 April 2011
ISBN : 1580893279
EAN : 9781580893275
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 80 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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