reply to post by Ghostinshell
Excellent - thanks for the link. I love this story...
BTW - Your embedded vid isn't working.
here is the direct link:
and the title, so you can search if the links don't work:
"The truth of Troy (2004 BBC Horizon)"
reply to post by BobAthome
here is the wiki link that talks about the bible and the hittites:
so, the bible does talk and them....
furthermore; the documentary talks about how the hittites and troy where allies. which would example how a long war could happen.
from Compendium of World History Chapter XII
TROJAN MIGRATION TO FRANCE
After Troy fell, in 1181 BCE, the populace in the conquered regions
fled from the Greeks to various parts of Europe. One of these groups
was led by Aeneas and finally reached Italy. But, there were other
groups who left Troy after the First Trojan War.
Another group of Trojan refugees was led by Francio the son of the
ill-fated Hector, and heir to the line of Samothes in Gaul. These fled
to the northern shore of the Black Sea, then returned to Isauria in
Asia Minor, from where they migrated to Pannonia and then on to Western
Europe. From these Trojans is descended the house of the Dukes of
Brabant (an old province embracing parts of modern Belgium and the
Netherlands). From this Assyro-Judaic family came Charlemagne, the
first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.
A complete list of these Trojan rulers, from Hector down to
Charlemagne, is found in the work by Jhr. C. A. Rethaan Macaré entitled
"Oude Kronijk van Brabant", in the "Codex Diplomaticus Neerlandicus,"
series 2, part 3, published by Het Historisch Genootschap te Utrecht,
Utrecht, Holland in 1855.
The chronology starts with 1181 BCE and continues right down the line
without complications till Silvius Brabon II, who begins to reign in
732 BCE. The beginning and end of each reign is synchronized with
contemporary Biblical history, which, incidentally, is presented in its
correct chronology down to a period long after the dividing of the