In Search of the Trojan War is a six-part BBC TV documentary series written and presented by Michael Wood, first broadcast in 1985 on BBC2.
It examines the extent to which historical and archaeological evidence matches the tale of the Trojan War as recounted by Homer in The Iliad.
Even if the Trojan War took place, it was hundreds of years before Homer’s time; how did he come up with the story?
In Search of the Trojan War Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 10 March 1985.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.