A lost ancient city built by Trojan War captives has been found

Mention the Trojan War and what may first come to mind is the oft-told tale of Helen, wife of Sparta's King Menelaus and possessor of a divinely bestowed beauty, falling in love with Paris of Troy. Their supposed affair and her subsequent abduction from Sparta sparked a 10-year Greek siege of Troy that would shape Greek civilization for centuries to come - at least according to Greek mythology.

Now fast-forward about three millennia.

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 For the past several years, archaeologist Elena Korka has been focused on a far less romantic but more concrete legacy of the Trojan War: A lost city named Tenea, reportedly settled by war prisoners brought over from Troy.

Tenea enjoyed an ideal location to the south of the bustling ancient port of Corinth, on the narrow strip of land connecting Greek's mainland and its Peloponnesian peninsula. Against the odds, the city of outsiders "prospered more than the other settlements, and finally even had a government of its own," the Greek philosopher Strabo once wrote.

As legend has it, when the Romans invaded Corinth in 146 B.C. - ultimately



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