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Iliad Map

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
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Troy
Where the Greeks fought the Trojans.
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Scamander River
Where the Greeks camped for the Trojan War.
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Mount Ida
Where the gods gathered to watch the Trojan War.
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Phthia
Where Achilles lived.
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Mount Olympus
Where the gods lived.
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Chryse
Where Odysseus returned Chryses' daughter.
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Aulis
Chalcis, Central Greece, GR
Port where the Greeks departed from for Troy.
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Pylos
Pilos, Peloponnesia, GR
Where Nestor was from.
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Ithaca
Island where Odysseus was from.
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Sparta
Sparta, Peloponnesia, GR
Where Menelaus was from.
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Mycenae
Where Agamemnon was from.
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Crete
Where Idomeneus was from.
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Lycia
, TR
Where Sarpedon and Glaucus were from.
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Hellespont
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.
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Bosphorus
Strait connecting the Sea of Marmara with the Black Sea. Boundary between Europe and Asia.
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Byzantium, Constantinople, Instanbul
Istanbul Province, Istanbul, TR
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Chios
Omiroupoli, North Aegean Islands, GR
Where Homer was born.
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Athens
Athens, Attica, GR
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Halicarnassus
Bodrum, Muğla Province, TR
Where Herodotus was born in 484 BC.
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Samothrace
Καμαριώτισσας-Σαμοθράκης
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.
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Cos
Κω-Κεφάλου
Kos, South Aegean 85300, GR
Where Heracles was shipwrecked after Hera had at an earlier time plotted with Poseidon to attack Troy and Laomedon.
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Salamis
Salamina, Attica, GR
Where half brothers Teucer and Aias (Ajax) were from, and their father Telamon.
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Imbros
Gökçeada, Çanakkale Province, TR
Achilles' mother Thetis lived under the sea between the islands of Imbros and Samothrace.