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The Archaeology of Greek and Roman Troy, Hardback Book


The Archaeology of Greek and Roman Troy provides an overview of all excavations that have been conducted at Troy, from the nineteenth century through the latest discoveries between 1988 and the present.

Charles Brian Rose traces the social and economic development of the city and related sites in the Troad, as well as the development of its civic and religious centers from the Bronze Age through the early Christian period, with a focus on the settlements of Greek and Roman date.

Along the way, he reconsiders the circumstances of the Trojan War and chronicles Troy's gradual development into a Homeric tourist destination and the adoption of Trojan ancestry by most nation-states in medieval Europe.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 442 pages, 29 Plates, color; 158 Halftones, unspecified; 158 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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  • Category: Classical Greek & Roman archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780521762076



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