A lost ancient city built by Trojan War captives has been found, Greek officials sayBreaking News
tags: archaeology, Greece, Trojan War
Mention the Trojan War, and what may first come to mind is the oft-told tale of Helen, wife of Sparta’s King Menelaus and possessor of a divinely bestowed beauty, falling in love with Paris of Troy. Their supposed affair and her subsequent abduction from Sparta sparked a 10-year Greek siege of Troy that would shape Greek civilization for centuries to come — at least according to Greek mythology.
Now fast-forward about three millennia.
For the past several years, archaeologist Elena Korka has been focused on a far less romantic but more concrete legacy of the Trojan War: A lost city named Tenea, reportedly settled by war prisoners brought over from Troy.
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