Did Homer's Trojan War Exist?
Some experts believe that the Trojan War described in the Iliad never occur, while many others are convinced that the epic is based on real historical events. Because Homer's story is a rare mixture of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, many people believe that it is nothing but a fictional story. Not only the war, but the city of Troy itself is also questioned for its existence. However, by works from many famous archaeologists, for example, Manfred Korfmann and Heinrich Schliemann, the Homeric Tale may not remain only as a legend as there are many arguments and evidences that could prove the existence of such event.
The Trojan War, according to Homer, lasted about 10 years, and the city of Troy appears to have been destroyed around twelfth century B.C. Old ruins of cities were found