Was "Troy" the Movie Accurate According to Homer

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Title: Was "Troy" the Movie Accurate According to Homer
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Date: November 15, 1997
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Brad Pitt and Eric Bana as Achilles and Hector both wear bronze and leather based armor and use weapons which are similar in look and appearance to the bronze weapons of 1184 BC. This was also the start of the Iron Age, so slightly darker weapons (mainly spears) make their appearance also...
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Overall the movie seemed to follow the historical path of weapon evolution and nothing from later dates was thrown in to make it more "exciting" except maybe the shields. It was difficult to tell from the movie, but most shields of the time period were several layers of stretched animal hides...
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