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18 November 2018

At https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2018/11/13/lost-ancient-city-buil… … another legacy of the Trojan War is the city of Tenea, first settled by prisoners brought over from Troy (or that is the urban myth). It was located south of Corinth on the neck of land connecting mainland Greece to the Peloponessian peninsular. The city is said to have prospered. However, when the Romans invaded and captured Corinth in 146BC Tenea, it is said, was left unharmed – as the Romans claimed descent from the Trojan, Aeneas.

Teneas eventually disappeared at some stage but modern archaeologists have brought it back to life – in an ongoing excavation. Pottery finds dating from the 4th century BC to the Late Roman era have been found – but what about Troy. When was Tenea actually founded?

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