Event Summary

Time of Trojan War about which Homer later wrote

Date

1200 B.C.

Description

Time of war between Greece and Troy, prompted by the abduction of a Greek girl be Trojan king. War described in Homer's The Iliad, its aftermath for one Greek mariner/warrior, Odysseus, in The Odyssey.

Timeline 1

The Earth's Oceans to 1350 AD

Timeline 2

Maps and Navigational Charts: A Selective Timeline to 1860