Visual Timeline: Troy

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3000 BCE - 2550 BCE: Troy I - First stone-walled village settlement
 
2550 BCE - 2300 BCE: Troy II - origin of gold 'treasure' found by Schliemann
 
2300 BCE - 1750 BCE: Troy III - Troy V
 
 
1750 BCE - 1300 BCE: Troy VI - probable Troy of Homer's Iliad. City at its zenith.
 
 
1334 BCE: Trojan War, according to Duris of Samos.
 
1300 BCE - 950 BCE: Troy VIIa - VIIb Notable decline in architectural and artisitic standards
 
1250 BCE: Trojan War, according to Herodotus.
 
1184 BCE: Trojan War, according to Eratosthenes.
 
950 BCE - 550 CE: Troy VIII Greek Ilion - Troy IX Roman Ilium
 
800 BCE - 700 BCE: Homer of Greece writes his Iliad and Odyssey.
 
 
301 BCE - 320 BCE: Doric temple to Athena and fortifications of Lysimachos built at Troy.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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