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Troy 1800-1250 BC
By Nic Fields

Troy 1800-1250 BC

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Troy 1800-1250 BC by Nic Fields

Book Description

In all the stories told by mankind and recorded through its history, the tale of the siege of Troy is perhaps the greatest secular story ever told. It has certainly captured the western imagination for some 3000 years. Archaeological work has revealed that the site around Hisarlik, where Troy is believed to have been, is considerably larger and more interesting than was previously thought, making it more likely that the Trojan Wars were on the scale implied by Homer. This book reveals the literary, historical and archaeological records which make up the background to the tale of Troy and describes in detail the fortifications of Troy VI (i.e. Homer's Troy) and their correlation to other Bronze Age defence works in the Near East. This book also introduces the reader to the literary, historical and archaeological records which make up the background to the tale of Troy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841767031
ISBN-10: 1841767034
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 185mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 16-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nic Fields

Dr Nic Fields started his career as a biochemist before joining the Royal Marines. Having left the Navy, he went back to University and completed a BA and PhD in Ancient History at the University of Newcastle. He was Assistant Director at the British School of Archaeology, Athens, and is now a lecturer in Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh.

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