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Did ancient Troy really exist? - Einav Zamir Dembin


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When Homer’s Iliad was first written down in the eighth century BCE, the story of the Trojan war was already an old one. From existing oral tradition, audiences knew the tales of the long siege, the duels outside the city walls, and the trick that finally won the war. In the end, the city was burned to the ground, never to rise again. But had it ever existed? Einav Zamir Dembin investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Einav Zamir Dembin
  • Director Felipe Grosso, Odirlei Seixas
  • Narrator Susan Zimmerman
  • Senior Animator Mateus Contini, Daniel Freire
  • Producer Felipe Grosso, Odirlei Seixas, Liana Abatti
  • Editor Felipe Grosso, Odirlei Seixas
  • Sound Designer Matheus Wittmann
  • Composer Matheus Wittmann
  • Animator Pablo Max, Luke Passos, Isaac Santos, Kelvin Lima
  • Storyboard Artist Ricke Ito, Jaislan Gregate
  • Illustrator Ricke Ito, Jaislan Gregate
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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