3300 years ago Agamemnon, king of Mycenae in Greece, attacked the city of Troy in western Anatolia. The bloody siege that followed gave rise to one of the most famous legends of the ancient world, and the search for the truth behind the legend has intrigued scholars ever since. In this fascinating new investigation Rodney Castleden reconsiders all the evidence in order to establish the facts and give a historical basis to the most potent myth of ancient warfare.
Rodney Castleden has spent a lifetime studying prehistoric Britain and the early civilizations of the Aegean. His best-known books are Britain 3000BC, The Stonehenge People, King Arthur: The Truth Behind the Legend, The Knossos Labyrinth and Atlantis Destroyed.