In Search of the Trojan War Author:Michael Wood This is Michael wood's bestselling modern-day epic of god-like heroes and archaeological adventure...of buried treasure and lost history...of the magical combination of myth and reality that is the spectacular story of ancient Troy. — In Search of the Trojan War takes us on an enthralling journey through the mysteries o time that sweep from the h... more »aunting ruins at Hisarlik to the grand palaces of Minos and Menolaos, and straight to the heart of modern civilization.
we join an unforgettable archaeological quest for Homer's towering heroes: the omnipotent titan-king Agamemnon, the legendary warriors of the Iliad, Achilles and Hector, and 'the face that launched a thousand ships," the mythically beautiful Helen of Troy.
This thrilling search for the historical truths behind the larger-than-life legend of Troy is a detailed, accurate, and genuinely serious work of scholarly sleuthing. A riveting companion to the critically acclaimed 6-part PBS television series, this compelling tale will appeal to anyone touched by the mystery and romance of archaeology.
Fully illustrated with 146 photographs, including 34 in full color.« less