What exactly was the Trojan War?
Did this ancient conflict really take place?
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More than 3,000 years after it was supposed to have taken place, there is still doubt as to whether or not the Trojan War actually happened. In Greek mythology, the Bronze Age-era war was a conflict between the kingdoms of Troy and Mycenaean Greece. The myth spawned legendary heroes such as Hector and Achilles, and Helen—the most beautiful woman in the world. And what about the Trojan Horse? But is there any fact in all this fiction?
Click through and read more about this epic encounter and the figures it embroiled.
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