The Truth of Troy

Dec 25, 2023 | History, Videos

The story of Helen of Troy has enthralled audiences for generations and will soon appear on the big screen with a star-studded cast. But what is the reality behind this ancient legend? Now, Horizon documentary has been granted unprecedented access to the scientists who have unearthed the answers.

Set during the Bronze Age in Ancient Greece, the myth of Helen of Troy tells of an extraordinary beauty from Sparta, whose abduction by Paris sparks a ten-year long war between the Greeks and Trojans. Described by Homer as “the face that launched a thousand ships”, it’s no wonder why Hollywood wanted to bring Helen’s captivating story to life.

The upcoming film stars Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom in lead roles but what can we learn from it? According to experts in archaeology, history, and literature there may be more truth than fiction at play. The Horizon documentary explores newly discovered archaeological evidence which uncovers not just Helen’s existence but also her important role within Greek culture.

This unique insight into one of the greatest stories ever told is an incredible opportunity for viewers to discover another layer to this beloved tale. With exclusive interviews from those involved in uncovering these truths, this intriguing documentary promises never-before-seen facts about life in Ancient Greece during Helen’s time.

For those interested in learning more about this historic legend, don’t miss your chance to watch this thought-provoking documentary – now showing on your local television station!

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