Mycenaean Troy

THE VANDERBILT ORIENTAL SERIES
edited by
Herbert Cushing Tolman and James Henry Stevenson



MYCENAEAN TROY



BASED ON DÖRPFELD'S EXCAVATIONS IN THE SIXTH
OF THE NINE BURIED CITIES AT HISSARLIK



BY

HERBERT CUSHING TOLMAN, Ph.D., D.D.
Professor of Greek in Vanderbilt University

AND

GILBERT CAMPBELL SCOGGIN, M.A.
Instructor in the University School, Nashville, Tenn.


ILLUSTRATED


NEW YORK: CINCINNATI: CHICAGO
AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY

TO
THOMAS DAY SEYMOUR

ἀνδρὶ ἀγαθῷ
καὶ σοφῷ τὰ μεγάλα

Mycenaean Troy FP.jpg
East Wall of Mycenaean Troy

The massive lower wall, with the advancing angles, is seen at a; while the upper wall can be distinguished at d. The side walls of the Tower VI h jut out at b and c. The wall e is a portion of the superstructure of the tower.

Fuit Ilium et ingens
Gloria Teucrorum

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Page

Preface
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
5


1.
General Description of the Plain
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
19
2.
The Scamander
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
26
3.
The Simoïs
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
29
4.
Bunarbashi
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
29
5.
Schliemann's Troy. II Stratum
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
33
6.
Dörpfeld's Troy. VI Stratum
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
36
7.
Was There a Real Troy?
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
43
8.
Masonry
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
45
9.
Building Material
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
46
10.
The Extent
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
48
11.
Periods of Construction
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
48
12.
The Projections
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
49
13.
West Wall
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
49
14.
East Wall
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
52
15.
South Wall
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
52
16.
The East Gate
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
55
17.
The South Gate
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
56
18.
The West Gate
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
59
19.
The South Tower
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
61
20.
The East Tower
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
62
21.
The Northeast Tower
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
64
22.
VI A
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
68
23.
VI B
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
70
24.
VI M
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
71
25.
VI G
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
76
26.
VI F
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
77
27.
VI E
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
78
28.
Remaining Buildings of the First Terrace
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
79
29.
VI C
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
81
30.
Streets
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
83
31.
Springs
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
83
32.
Review of the Citadel
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
84
33.
Extent
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
87
34.
Pottery
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
90
35.
Date
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
90
36.
Architecture
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
91
37.
Art
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
93
38.
Writing
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
94
39.
Who Were the Authors?
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
96
40.
Armor
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
105
41.
Dress
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
108
42.
Disposition of the Dead
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
110
43.
The Homeric Troy
....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
110


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1927.


The author died in 1945, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.