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a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones

an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War

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As the Greeks prepare to besiege the city of Troy, lovers Paris and Helen gradually come to realise the terrible consequences of their illicit tryst.
The once mythical city of Troy, described in Homer's famous Iliad and discovered by German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1868, is brought to life through a spectacular production involving hundreds of artists and
The APHA Affiliate targeted the city of Troy because it was looking to work with primary care sites that served low-income residents, said Erin Sinisgalli, MPH, MCHES, co-executive director of NYSPHA and an APHA member.
Even so, walking through the current site of the fabled city of Troy -- located in Northwest Anatolia, about six hours south of Istanbul by car or boat -- it's still easy to imagine the swords clashing and the gods conniving.
London, August 19 ( ANI ): Scientists have found a way to attack cancer cells that are resistant to chemotherapy - by hiding drugs inside folded-up DNA like The Trojan Horse that allowed the Greeks to finally enter the city of Troy and end the conflict.
The New York State Department of State has provided a $1 million grant to the city of Troy to construct a boat launch and restore a portion of the site.
Eventually, after Helen is kidnapped by Paris, and despite Thetis' desire to shield Achilles from the war, the two companions are driven to fulfil their respective destinies in the lengthy battle against the city of Troy, and Greek loyalties are tested to the limit.
Travelling with Odysseus, you'll help conquer the city of Troy, participate in the Olympics, end the Pharaoh's ancient curse and, of course, blast bucket-load of jewels on screen.
The epic poem by Pierre de Ronsard features the story of the hero Francus who journeyed out of the city of Troy, overcame many obstacles, and founded France.
The Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans after Paris of Troy stole Helen from her husband Menelaus, the king of Sparta.
Author of the novel The Great Fire of London and biographer of those great Londoners William Blake and Charles Dickens, Peter Ackroyd has shifted his attention to the ancient city of Troy.
The Age of Bronze series tells the story of the Greeks' invasion of the city of Troy.
Using the historical city of Troy as a metaphor for Marie's betrayal, Sinead's lyrics scream, "You're still a liar, you're still a liar".
My affiliation and subsequent qualification for the November ballot as the People's Party candidate has been predicated on my deeply rooted history in the City of Troy.
The screening features highlights from last year's festival, including "Viking Voyages," which examines how Nordic farmers became great seafarers, and "The Truth of Troy," about Manfred Korfmann's findings about the city of Troy.