Map of locations in the Iliad, an epic poem composed by Homer in the 8th century BC, about the Trojan War in the 12th century BC
"Maps of the Classics" by Peter Biggins
Where the Greeks fought the Trojans.
Where the Greeks camped for the Trojan War.
Where the gods gathered to watch the Trojan War.
Where Achilles lived.
Where the gods lived.
Where Odysseus returned Chryses' daughter.
Chalcis, Central Greece, GR
Port where the Greeks departed from for Troy.
Pilos, Peloponnesia, GR
Where Nestor was from.
Island where Odysseus was from.
Sparta, Peloponnesia, GR
Where Menelaus was from.
Where Agamemnon was from.
Where Idomeneus was from.
Where Sarpedon and Glaucus were from.
Strait that connects the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara. Boundary between Europe and Asia. Now called the Dardanelles, from Dardania, an ancient land on the Asian shore of the strait which in turn takes its name from Dardanus, the mythical son of Zeus and Electra.
Strait connecting the Sea of Marmara with the Black Sea. Boundary between Europe and Asia.
Byzantium, Constantinople, Instanbul
Istanbul Province, Istanbul, TR
Omiroupoli, North Aegean Islands, GR
Where Homer was born.
Athens, Attica, GR
Bodrum, Muğla Province, TR
Where Herodotus was born in 484 BC.
Σαμοθράκη, East Macedonia 68002, GR
Where Poseidon watched the battle at the ships. Achilles' mother Thetis lived under the sea between the islands of Imbros and Samothrace.
Kos, South Aegean 85300, GR
Where Heracles was shipwrecked after Hera had at an earlier time plotted with Poseidon to attack Troy and Laomedon.
Salamina, Attica, GR
Where half brothers Teucer and Aias (Ajax) were from, and their father Telamon.
Gökçeada, Çanakkale Province, TR
Achilles' mother Thetis lived under the sea between the islands of Imbros and Samothrace.