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Historical Troy is widely thought to be located in the country of ______
Turkey
Classical history put Troy near the town of _____
Bunar-Bashi
Given this location, it would have been impossible for Achilles to pursue Hector around the walls because of the _____
mountains
The ____ ____ would have lain between the two armies. This is not mentioned in the Illiad
River Meneres
Homer's description of the battle is extremely ___, as if he were there.
detailed
The archaeologist/businessman ____ discovered ruins near ____ in ____.
Heinrich Schliemann
Hissarlik
1873.
He found the ruins of ____ towns layered one ___ ___ ____.
Seven
one over the other.
These towns do not ____to the time of the Trojan war which is thought to have occured around around ____.
correspond
1200 BC
Another problem is that the Hissarlik ruins are the size of a _____. Homer's Troy held at least _____ men so Troy should have been _____.
village.
50000
larger.
The distance of Hissarlik to the sea is ____. This makes it too small to install an army of _____ soldiers.
5 km
65000
The Turkish valley is too ___ to have contained the ____ rivers described by Homer as well as the __ towns laid to waste by ____.
small
14
11
Achilles
Troy was called the ____ city while Hissarlik lies only _____ above the surrounding plain.
steep
30
On the coast, there is no __ capable of receiving ____ vessels as mentioned in the book.
bay
1200
Homer's ___ and written material from the ___ ___ do not match with purported site of Troy.
topography
bronze age
Neither the ____ ____ of the ____ living in Asia MInor nor the _____ ____ ____ tablets from Greece ever mention the city of Troy or a Trojan War.
written documents
hittites
Greek Linear B