The Women of Troy (1985)

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  • Featuring

    Michael Wood

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1985

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

A look at the legend of Helen of Troy, remembered as "the face that launched a thousand ships". However, the economy of the time in Greece depended on the sacking of cities and on women seized in battle as slaves and booty. Archaeological clues may explain Helen's part in Homer's famous tale, and also the role of the wooden horse.

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