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ancient city made famous by Homer's account of the Trojan War. It is also called Ilion or, in Latin, Ilium. Its site is almost universally accepted as the mound now named Hissarlik, in Asian Turkey, c.4 mi (6.4 km) from the mouth of the Dardanelles.
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He hired gangs of Turkish workers who gouged their way into a hill by the Dardanelles called Hisarlik and within months had unearthed an ancient citadel.
He hired gangs of Turkish workers who gouged their way into a hill by the Dardanelles called Hisarlik. Within months they had unearthed an ancient citadel.
Ignoring the skepticism towards him of scientists of the day, he set off and managed to locate the city of Hisarlik, where, to everyone's astonishment, he discovered the remains of Troy.
(4.) Keith Chandler, Ribbons, Bells and Squeaking Fiddles: The Social History of Morris Dancing in the English South Midlands, 1660-1900 (London: Hisarlik Press, 1993), pp.
The world has known since Heinrich Schliemann's excavations in the late 1860s that Troy is likely to be identified with the uncovered citadel near Hisarlik, Anatolia, north of Lebanon just as Minas Tirith is north of Lebennin.
Wawn (Enfield Lock, Middlesex: Hisarlik Press, 1994), pp.
When Sophia Schliemann was photographed wearing the 'Jewels of Helen', the result of her husband Heinrich Schliemann's spectacular excavations in Hisarlik, the site of ancient Troy, in 1873, she was fulfilling a dream shared by many through the centuries (Fig.
The highlight of this episode seems to have been Moss's encounter and association with Heinrich Schliemann, who was excavating at Hisarlik, a site he claimed was the ancient city of Troy.
Nearly a hundred years after the birth of Byron, a self-made wealthy businessman, Heinrich Schliemann, astonished the world when he uncovered the remains of a Bronze Age citadel, presumed to be Troy, in a mound known as Hisarlik in northwestern Turkey.
In comparing the Hebrew epic traditions to those of Archaic and Classical Greece (the Homeric traditions), it is simply fascinating to chart the very similar debates about (1) the archaeology of Greece, the Troad, and the rest of Anatolia, (2) the Hittite epigraphic evidence very possibly equating Hittite Wilusa (Greek Ilios) with the mound of Hisarlik, and (3) shared methodological problems (erosion on sites that preclude clear answers about the history of the sites such as Late Bronze Age Hisarlik and Tel Es-Sultan/Jericho, for example).