The City Of Troy And The Trojan War

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The Trojan War is a war that took place around c. 1200 BCE and is one of the many events that contributed to the fall of the Bronze Age. It was a revolutionary war for its time, yet its existence is questioned by many. Throughout this text I will answer the question: "In your opinion, is the existence of the city of Troy and the Trojan War real or "just a good story" (an artistic creation)?" I believe in the existence or the city of Troy as well as the Trojan War because of all the written and archaeological evidence that has been found on this topic.
First of all, written evidence plays a big part in why I believe the city of Troy and the Trojan War were real events. The biggest written evidence is the famous poem Iliad written by Homer which tells the story of the Trojan War through Homer's eyes. He sees it as a war that began because of a love affair between the kind of Greece and his wife, a beautiful young woman who fell for the prince of Troy. The evidence that has been found throughout many years has shown that it was not a war based on a love affair, but one that began because of desire. The city of Troy was a very wealthy city found in a very strategic location which attracted civilizations, therefore, civilizations such as the Mycenaeans wanted to take over. Furthermore, written tablets are another big piece of evidence when it comes to the Trojan War. These tablets provided information that archaeologists were looking for to answer the question: "Who fought

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