From Dieneke's Blog: Luwians vs. Hittites and Mycenaeans vs. Luwians
A rather imaginative reconstruction of the events surrounding the Sea Peoples and the ending of the end of the Bronze Age.
|The burning of Troye - Vlieger de Simon|
I'd never heard of the Luwians before; in my mind, Troy was a branch of the Mycenaen civilization, and the Trojan War was just a particularly bitter internecine fight. Well, I read the Durants about 50 years ago, so maybe I forgot. But what about Helen? Did she exist, or was she a bit of Homeric Rule 5? A few actresses have played Helen down through the ages:
And there's even more artwork: