There's a reason why Wishbone's version of The Iliad and The Odyssey is the episode that everybody remembers. It's probably the scene where the talking dog almost gets seduced by a goddess in a blonde wig (PBS was wild in the '90s). But it doesn't hurt that Homer's epics set the framework for heroic stories for millennia to come. At the center of it all was the Greek siege of Troy, and we all know how that ended — with a giant wooden horse and a bunch of gullible Trojans. Or did it? Actually, historians are pretty much unanimous: the Trojan Horse was just a myth, but Troy was certainly a real place.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 11, 2017
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