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The Seven Lost Cities Of The World

Home of the legendary decade-long Trojan War described in Homer’s Illiad and Odyssey-Troy was the center of all ancient civilizations. The city of Troy was inhabited from the third millennium BC to the 4th century AD. It was rebuilt over 10 times, occupied by different civilizations (including the Hittite), appears as Ilium after Roman rule, and eventually declined during the Byzantine era. The ruins were found in 1822 and excavated from 1870-1890.