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Type Settlement
Scripts Τροια(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From Greek Τροια (Troia), said to derive from its mythical founder Τρως (Tros), but more likely of Luwian or Hittite origin. In Greek mythology (most notably in Homer's Iliad) this was the name of a city, also called Ilium, that was besieged by the Greeks after Helen was abducted by PARIS (1).
VariantTroia
Other Languages & CulturesTroje(Dutch) Troie(French) Troja(German)
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