Homeric Locations

Possible location for places referenced in the Iliad and the Odyssey

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Acropolis City of Menestheus, legendary King of Athens during the Trojan War
Archaeological Site of Delphi The Delphic Oracle
Delos Site of Orion's death
Isole Eolie The supposed location of the Aeolian Islands where King Aeolus kept the winds, though the islands have also been thought of as floating about like the winds themselves, and it is generally safer to assume that the location of the islands is left deliberately vague.
Mycenae and Tiryns Mycenae: City of Agamemnon
Troy Site of the Trojan War


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