of Troy, on the Hoosick river.
Of this $11,271,708 was the value of collars and cuffs (89.5% of the value of the total American product), an industry which gave employment to 49.3% of the wage-earners in Troy, and paid 42.1% of the wages.
Troy is the seat of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, founded.
TROY, a city and the county-seat of Rensselaer county, New York, U.S.A., at the head of tidewater on the eastern bank of the Hudson river, opposite the mouth of the Mohawk, about 6 m.
Foster (Troy, New York, 1905 foil.), with full bibliography; see also W.
The Emma Willard School, founded as the Troy Female Seminary in 1821 by Mrs Emma Willard (1787-1870), 1 is one of the oldest schools for women in the United States.
Other educational institutions include Troy Academy (1834), a non-sectarian preparatory school; La Salle Institute (conducted by the Brothers of the Christian Schools); St Joseph's Academy (Roman Catholic) and St Peter's Academy (Roman Catholic).
The site of Troy was part of the Van Rensselaer manor grant of 1629.
After the close of the war there was an influx of settlers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont; a town was laid out on the Van der Heyden farm, and in 1789 the name of Troy was selected in town meeting; and in 1791 the town of Troy was formed from part of Rensselaerwyck.
The county-seat was established here in 17 9 3, and Troy was incorporated as a village in 1794 and was chartered as a city in 1816.
The first puddling works were opened in 1839, and Troy was long the centre of the New York iron and steel industry; in 1865 the second Bessemer steel works in the United States were opened here.
Weise, History of the City of Troy (Troy, 1876), and Troy's One Hundred Years (Troy, 1891).
Troy, Ohio >>
The western pediment, which is more conservative in type, represents the earlier expedition of Heracles and Telamon against Troy; the eastern, which is bolder and more advanced, probably refers to episodes in the Trojan war.
Water communication is afforded by Lake Champlain to the south, for seven months of the year, by way of the Champlain canal, via Whitehall, New York, to Troy and the Hudson river and the Atlantic coast, and to the north by way of the Richelieu river and the Chambly canal to the St Lawrence.
A shilling is token money merely, it is nominally in value the one-twentieth of a pound, but one troy pound of silver is coined into sixty-six shillings, the standard weight of each shilling being 87.27 grains.
Get., cap. v.), and to send a son of the Gothic king Telephus to fight at the siege of Troy, with the ancestors of the Romans.
It was said that Zeus threw it down from heaven when Ilus was founding the city of Ilium, Odysseus and Diomedes carried it off from the temple of Athena, and thus made the capture of Troy possible.
Among private residences, the mansion built by Dr Schliemann, the discoverer of Troy, is the most noteworthy; its decorations are in the Pompeian style.
I was familiar with the story of Troy before I read it in the original, and consequently I had little difficulty in making the Greek words surrender their treasures after I had passed the borderland of grammar.
Opposite Troy on the west bank of the Hudson, and connected with it by bridges, are Cohoes, Watervliet and Waterford.
Troy is the market for a fertile agricultural region, and the principal jobbing centre for a large district in north-eastern New York and eastern Massachusetts.
In 181 2 a steamboat line was established between Troy and Albany.
Troy benefited financially by the War of 1812, during which contracts for army beef were filled here.
According to another story, he returned to Argos from Troy, but, being dissatisfied with the condition of things there, left it for Acarnania, where he founded Amphilochian Argos on the Ambracian gulf.
Moreover, he wrote an article in the Edinburgh Review of July 1805 criticizing Sir William Gill's Topography of Troy, and these circumstances led Lord Byron to refer to him in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers as "the travell'd thane, Athenian Aberdeen."
The northern part of the city was the village of Lansingburg (pop. 1900, 12,595) until 1901, when with parts of the towns of Brunswick and North Greenbush it was annexed to Troy.
Industrially and commercially they virtually form a part of Troy.
In 1905 the value of Troy's factory product was $31,860,829.
In 1819 she wrote A Plan for Improving Female Education, submitted to the governor of New York state; and in 1821 she removed to Troy.
The opening of the Erie Canal in 1825 contributed greatly to Troy's commercial importance.
Troy he founded, in conjunction with Mopsus, another famous seer, the oracle of Mallos in Cilicia.
He himself erected a temple to Zeus Panhellenios and helped Poseidon and Apollo to build the walls of Troy.
According to some accounts, there was a second Palladium at Troy, which was taken to Italy by Aeneas and kept in the temple of Vesta at Rome.
In another account (Conon, Narrationes, 13) Protesilaus survived the fall of Troy and carried off Aethilla, the sister of Priam.
Nymphs had planted elm-trees, facing towards Troy, which withered away as soon as they had grown high enough to see the captured city.
After the capture of Troy, Cassandra, the daughter of Priam, fell to his lot in the distribution of the prizes of war.
The siege of Acre, as arduous and heroic in many of its episodes as the siege of Troy, had been begun in the summer of 1189 by Guy de Lusignan, who, captured by Saladin at the battle of Hattin, and released on parole, had at once broken his word and returned to the attack.
Agamemnon had offended Artemis, who prevented the Greek fleet from sailing for Troy, and, according to the soothsayer Calchas, could be appeased only by the sacrifice of Agamemnon's daughter.
When Troy was captured and Priam slain, she was made prisoner by the Greeks.
According to Euripides (in the Hecuba), her youngest son Polydorus had been placed during the siege of Troy under the care of Polymestor, king of Thrace.
On both sides of the passage were numerous statues, among them that of Athena Hygeia, set up by Pericles to commemorate the recovery of a favourite slave who was injured during the building of the Parthenon, a colossal bronze image of the wooden horse of Troy, and Myron's group of Marsyas with Athena throwing away her flute.
The German Archaeological Institute, founded in 1874, has carried out excavations at Thebes, Lesbos, Paros, Athens and elsewhere; it has also been associated in the great researches at Olympia, Pergamum and Troy, and in many other important undertakings.
Being hospitably received by Teucer, he married his daughter Batea and became the founder of the royal house of Troy.
He was one of the Greeks who entered Troy concealed in the wooden horse (Virgil, Aeneid, ii.
There it was interpreted as Troy Novant, the "new Troy," and connected with the names of the Trojans Brutus and Corineus who were reputed to have given their names to Britain and Cornwall.
THERSITES, the ugliest man in the Greek camp before Troy, celebrated for his biting tongue.
In the later story, according to Dares and Dictys, he was said to have treacherously opened the gates of Troy to the enemy; in return for which, at the general sack of the city, his house, distinguished by a panther's skin at the door, was spared by the victors.
i* r °w Y according to various versions of the legend, he either rebuilt a city on the site of Troy, or settled at Cyrene, or became the founder of Patavium.
The capture of Constantinople he rightly regarded as an historical event of far-reaching importance, although the comparison of it to the fall of Troy is hardly appropriate.
He foretold the duration of the siege of Troy, and, when the fleet was detained by adverse winds at Aulis, he explained the cause and demanded the sacrifice of Iphigeneia.
It was he who suggested that Neoptolemus and Philoctetes should be fetched from Scyros and Lemnos to Troy, and he was one of those who advised the construction of the wooden horse.
When the Greeks, on their journey home after the fall of Troy, were overtaken by a storm, Calchas is said to have been thrown ashore at Colophon.
He had a part interest in1837-1839in a retail grocery in Troy, and in a wholesale store there in 1839-1857.
1828), a graduate (1847) of the Troy Female Seminary (now the Emma Willard School).
Together with another seer, Amphilochus, Mopsus founded Mallus in Cilicia after the return from Troy; and in a quarrel for its possession both lost their lives.
In October 1861 Captain John Ericsson, an engineer, and a Troy (N.Y.) firm, as builders, began the construction of the iron-clad "Monitor" for the Federals, at Greenpoint, Long Island.
In Hesiod it is chiefly confined to those who fought before Troy and Thebes; in view of their supposed divine origin, he calls them demi-gods (µLO€ot).
This is the expedition of the "Seven against Thebes," which the poets have made nearly as famous as the siege of Troy.
Homer merely states that he was distinguished for his prowess with the bow; that he was bitten by a snake on the journey to Troy and left behind in the island of Lemnos; and that he subsequently returned home in safety.
An oracle having declared that Troy could not be taken without the arrows of Heracles, Odysseus and Diomedes (or Neoptolemus) were sent to fetch Philoctetes.
On his arrival before Troy he was healed of his wound by Machaon, and 'slew Paris; shortly afterwards the city was taken.
Marx (Neue Jahrbiicher fir das klassische Altertum, 1904, p. 6 7368 5), Philoctetes did not appear in the original legend of Troy.
His connexion with the fall of Troy indicates that the fire-god himself set fire to the city; in like manner no other than the fire-god was thought worthy to kindle the pyre of Heracles.
Apollodorus, an Athenian who flourished in the middle of the and century B.C., wrote a metrical chronicle of events, ranging from the supposed period of the fall of Troy to his own day.
Schliemann may or may not have been correct in identifying one of the seven cities that he unearthed at Hissarlik as the fabled Troy itself, but at least his efforts sufficed to give verisimilitude to the Homeric story.
the custom-house tael, that in which duties are paid to the Imperial Maritime Customs, is a weight of 5 8 -77 grains Troy, the value of which varies; thus it was reckoned at 3s.
Griffin, Dares and Dictys, Introduction to the Study of the Medieval Versions of the Story of Troy (1907).
Indignant at his faithlessness, she refused to help him, and Paris returned to Troy and died of his wound.
When summoned to the war against Troy, he set sail at once with his Myrmidones in fifty ships.
To prevent his going to the siege of Troy, Thetis disguised him in female apparel, and hid him among the maidens at the court of King Lycomedes in Scyros; but Odysseus, coming to.the island in the disguise of a pedlar, spread his wares, including a spear and shield, before the king's daughters, among whom was Achilles.
During the first nine years of the war as described in the Iliad, Achilles ravaged the country round Troy, and took twelve cities.
The slaying of Patroclus by the Trojan hero Hector roused Achilles from his indifference; eager to avenge his beloved comrade, he sallied forth, equipped with new armour fashioned by Hephaestus, slew Hector, and, after dragging his body round the walls of Troy, restored it to the aged King Priam at his earnest entreaty.
per standard ounce troy, no deduction being made for wastage, seigniorage, the purchase of alloy metal, or the expense of manufacture.
troy in weight, and contain from 990 to 999.5 p a rts of gold per 1000, the remainder being chiefly silver.
troy and contain from 995 to 999 parts of silver per 1000.
troy (155 kilograms).
on the pound troy, or about 8.7 per 1000.
He then, with Telamon, Peleus and Theseus, took Troy.
It is by far the most important river in the state, for, owing to the sinking of the land, which has admitted the tide as far as Troy, it is navigable for 151 m.
The lower Hudson, below Troy, is really a fiord, the stream valley being drowned by the sea through subsidence of the land.
A project adopted by the state for the enlargement of the Erie provides for a new route up the Hudson from Troy to Waterford and thence to the Mohawk river above Cohoes Falls.
The cities having a population of 15,000 or more in 1905 were: New York City, 4,013,781; Buffalo, 376,587; Rochester, 181,666; Syracuse, 117,503; Albany, 98,374; Troy, 76,910; Utica, 62,934; Yonkers, 61,716; Schenectady, 58,387; Binghamton, 42,036; Elmira, 34,687; Auburn, 31,422; Niagara Falls, 26,560; Newburgh, 26,498; Jamestown, 26,160; Kingston, 25,556; Watertown, 2 5,447; Poughkeepsie, 25,379; Mt.
Columbia University and Cornell University (q.v.), are: Union University (1795, non-sectarian), at Schenectady; Hamilton College (1812, non-sectarian), at Clinton; Colgate University (1819, non-sectarian), at Hamilton; Hobart College (1822, non-sectarian), at Geneva: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1824, non-sectarian), at Troy; New York University (1832, non-sectarian), in New York City; Alfred University (1836, non-sectarian), at Alfred; Fordham University (1841, Roman Catholic), in New York City; College of St Francis Xavier (1847, Roman Catholic), in New York City; College of the City of New York (1849, city); University of Rochester (1850, Baptist), at Rochester; Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (1854, non-sectarian), at Brooklyn; Niagara University (1856, Roman Catholic), at Niagara Falls; St Lawrence University (1858, non-sectarian), at Canton; St Bonaventure's College (1859, Roman Catholic), at St Bonaventure; St Stephen's College (1860, Protestant Episcopal), at Annandale; Manhattan College (1863, Roman Catholic), at New York City; St John's College (1870, Roman Catholic), at Brooklyn; Canisius College (1870, Roman Catholic), at Buffalo; Syracuse University (1871, Methodist Episcopal), at Syracuse; Adelphi College (1896, non-sectarian), at Brooklyn; and Clarkson School of Technology (1896, non-sectarian), at Potsdam.
of Troy, on the Hudson river.
In 1824 he founded a school in Troy which was incorporated two years later as the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
His epic in fourteen books, known as Ta µe6' "Oµrjpov or Posthomerica, takes up the tale of Troy at the point where Homer's Iliad breaks off (the death of Hector), and carries it down to the capture of the city by the Greeks.
The remaining books relate the exploits of Neoptolemus, Eurypylus and Deiphobus, the deaths of Paris and Oenone, the capture of Troy by means of the wooden horse, the sacrifice of Polyxena at the grave of Achilles, the departure of the Greeks, and their dispersal by the storm.
In spite of his small stature, he held his own amongst the other heroes before Troy; he was brave, next to Achilles in swiftness of foot and famous for throwing the spear.
It is said that, after the fall of Troy, he dragged Cassandra away by force from the statue of the goddess at which she had taken refuge as a suppliant, and even violated her (Lycophron, 360, Quintus Smyrnaeus xiii.
During her husband's absence she was induced by Paris, son of Priam, with the connivance of Aphrodite, to flee with him to Troy.
Decker, Die griechische Helena in Mythos and Epos (1894); Andrew Lang, Helen of Troy (1883); P. Paris in Daremberg and Saglio's Dictionnaire des antiquites; the exhaustive article by R.
ANCHISES, in Greek legend, Trojan hero, son of Capys and Themis, grandson (according to Hyginus, son) of Assaracus, connected on both sides with the royal family of Troy, was king of Dardanus on Mt.
Ida at Troy pointed out as his.
A further interest in Greek archaeology has been awakened in all civilized lands by the excavations of Troy, Mycenae, Tiryns, Epidaurus, Sparta, Olympia, Dodona, Delphi, Delos and of important sites in Crete.
We possess two declamations under his name: Peri Sofiston, directed against Isocrates and setting forth the superiority of extempore over written speeches (a recently discovered fragment of another speech against Isocrates is probably of later date); ''Odusseus, in which Odysseus accuses Palamedes of treachery during the siege of Troy (this is generally considered spurious).
LAOMEDON, in Greek legend, son of Ilus, king of Troy and father of Podarces (Priam).
The gods Apollo and Poseidon served him for hire, Apollo tending his herds, while Poseidon built the walls of Troy.
Again Laomedon broke his word; whereupon Heracles returned with a band of warriors, attacked Troy, and slew Laomedon and all his sons except Priam.
Laomedon was buried near the Scaean gate, and it was said that so long as his grave remained undisturbed, so long would the walls of Troy remain impregnable.
(b) the standard pound of 7000 grains, with all weights based upon that, with the troy pound of 5760 grains for trade purposes;
A "troy pound " and a new standard yard, as well as secondary standards, were constructed by direction of parliament in 1758-1760, and were deposited with the Clerk of the House of Commons.
Troy Weight, 1618.
Troy pound in use in 1415, established as monetary pound 1527.
Troy weight was abolished, from the 1st of January 1879, by the Weights and Measures Act 1878, with the exception only of the Troy ounce, its decimal parts and multiples, legalized in 1853, 16 Vict.
The kat is not unusual in Syria (44), and among the haematite weights of Troy (44) are nine examples, average 144, but not of extreme varieties.
127) are found among the haematite weights of Troy (44), including the oldest of them.
The silver bars found at Troy averaging 2744, or 1/3 mina of 8232, have been attributed to this unit (17); but no division of the mina in 1/3 is to be expected, and the average is rather low.
Two haematite weights from Troy (44) show 86 and 87.2.
The commonest weight at Troy (44) is the shekel, averaging 224.
Probably before any Greek coinage we find this among the haematite weights of Troy (44), ranging from 208 to 193.2 (or 104-96.6), i.e.
Next it is found at Troy (44) in three cases, all high examples of 68.2 to 68.7; and these are very important, since they cannot be dissociated from the Greek Attic unit, and yet they are of a variety as far removed as may be from the half of the Assyrian, which ranges there from 123.5 to 131; thus the difference of unit between Assyrian and Attic in these earliest of all Greek weights is very strongly marked.
(44) a great amount of material of weighings of weights of Troy (supplied by Dr Schliemann's kindness), Memphis, at the British Museum, Turin, &c.
-- The ounce (480 gr.) and multiples and decimal parts of the ounce troy from 500 ounces to 0.001 oz.
troy or apothecaries' weight, +0.2 grain is allowed; on 1 pint pot, 4 fluid drachms is permitted; on 1 brass yard, 0.05 inch in excess or 0.02 inch in deficiency in length is allowed for ordinary trade purposes.
According to the usual account, he accompanied his father to Italy on his flight from Troy.
In her grief at the destruction of the city she plucked out her hair and was changed into a comet; in another version Electra and her six sisters had been placed among the stars as the Pleiades, and the star which she represented lost its brilliancy after the fall of Troy.
After the murder of her father on his return from Troy by her mother and Aegisthus, she saved the life of her brother Orestes by sending him out of the country to Strophius, king of Phanote in Phocis, who had him brought up with his own son Pylades.
IIpiap.os), in Greek legend, the last king of Troy, son of Laomedon and brother of Tithonus.
See under Troy, on the legends.
The peak rises like a pyramid, with a steep summit of white marble, to a height of 6350 ft., and can be seen at sunset from the plain of Troy on the east, and the slopes of Olympus on the west.
The 43,000 lines which it contains are of but little interest to the historian; they are too evidently the work of a romancier courtois, who takes pleasure in recounting love-adventures such as those he has described in his romance of Troy.
Should the assumption be proved to be correct, and should it be found that the "Troy fragments were written first of all, followed by Alexander and Bruce or Bruce and Alexander, and that the Legends end the chapter," it will be by "evidence" other than that which has been produced to this date.
(2 and 3) Troy Fragments.
The quality of these coins (weighing about 81 grains troy) was low, and at last deteriorated so much that the Tibetans deserted the Nepal mints.
From the Argonauts and the Lemnian women were descended the race called Minyae, whose king Euneus, son of Jason and Hypsipyle, sent wine and provisions to the Greeks at Troy.
to Troy; and there he suffered ten years' agony from his wounded foot, until Ulysses and Neoptolemus induced him to accompany them to Troy.
262) makes one of the beacon points to flash the news of Troy's downfall home to Argos.
3) the Phoenicians, who had long been settled on the coast and occupied Sidon, founded Tyre in the year before the fall of Troy; possibly the date 1198 B.C., given by Menander of Ephesus (in Jos.
per lb troy.
During the war, he distinguished himself as the wisest adviser of the Greeks, and finally, the capture of Troy, which the bravery of Achilles could not accomplish, was attained by Odysseus' stratagem of the wooden horse.
When Troy was captured he set sail for Ithaca, but was carried by unfavourable winds to the coast of Africa.
ynce, inch), a unit of weight, being the twelfth part of a pound troy, =480 grains; in avoirdupois = 437.5 grains, of a pound.
87) as being in use at Troy; but it is probable that this rite was afterwards restricted to the great penteteric festival.
12), where the poet represents Poseidon as taking post on this lofty summit to survey the plain of Troy and the contest between the Greeks and the Trojans.
The first four deal with the mythical history of Genoa from the time of its founder, Janus, the first king of Italy, and its enlarger, a second Janus "citizen of Troy", till its conversion to Christianity "about twenty-five years after the passion of Christ."
It is in the form of a prophecy uttered by Cassandra, and relates the later fortunes of Troy and of the Greek and Trojan heroes.
The first treats of the mythic history of the nonHellenic, and afterwards of the Hellenic tribes, to the destruction of Troy; the second section ends with Alexander's death; and the third continues the history as far as the beginning of Caesar's Gallic War.
Several of his poems sung of the adventures of Heracles; one dealt with the siege of Thebes, another with the sack of Troy.'
It contained potsherds which are said to range from " Troy I."
Ormerod during journeys in Pisidia is a useful addition to the scanty prehistoric material from Asia Minor, and shows that the characteristic fabrics of Troy and Yortan extend across the peninsula to Cyprus.
2 So, too, the ship that sailed annually from Thessaly to Troy with offerings to the shade of Achilles put to sea with sable sails (Philostratus, Heroica, xx.
He was brought up by his grandfather Lycomedes in the island of Scyros, and taken to Troy in the last year of the war by Odysseus, since Helenus had declared that the city could not be captured without the aid of a descendant of Aeacus.
In the Trojan War he takes the side of the Greeks, because he had been cheated of his reward by Laomedon, king of Troy, for whom he had built the walls of the city.
of Troy, New York.
In fact, whereas the site of Hissarlik, the ancient Troy, is not in Greece proper, but in Asia Minor, and can thus not furnish the most direct evidence for the earliest Hellenic civilization as such; and whereas Tiryns, Mycenae, and the city of Argos, each represent only one definite period in the successive stages of civilization, the Argive Heraeum, holding the central site of early civilization in Greece proper, not only retained its importance during the three periods marked by the supremacy of Tiryns, Mycenae and the city of Argos, but in all probability antedated them as a centre of civilized Argive life.
According to the Dictys Cretensis, it was at this Heraeum that Agamemnon assembled the leaders before setting out for Troy.
He was concealed, disguised as a woman, in the palace of Lycomedes, king of the island, when his mother wished to keep him back from the Trojan War; he was discovered there by Odysseus, and gladly accompanied him to Troy.
The troy grain =1/5760 of a lb, the avoirdupois grain =1/7000 of a lb.
In diamond weighing the grain = ± of the carat, = 7925 of the troy grain.
troy); copper, $33 12 (25,087 /b); and lead, $1092 (13 short tons).
Phemius pleases the suitors by singing of the calamitous return of the Greeks; Demodocus sings of a quarrel between Ulysses and Achilles, and afterwards of the wooden horse and the capture of Troy.
Between Rhodes and the Troad Homer knows of but one city, Miletus - which is a Carian ally of Troy - and the mouth of one river, the Cayster.
As this is expressly said of the Carians, and of the Trojan allies who were " summoned from afar," the contrary rather is implied regarding Troy itself.
Each tribe in the army before Troy was commanded by its own king (or kings); but Agamemnon was supreme, and was "more a king" (0avnXELmpos) than any other.
In Troy we hear of elders of the people (577 1 .to-ypovms) who are with Priam, and are men past the military age.
So in Ithaca there are elders who have not gone to Troy with the army.
Castor and Polydeuces, for instance, are simply brothers of Helen who died before the expedition to Troy (Il.
It is at least remarkable that a legend of the national interest of the " tale of Troy " should be so definitely localized, and that in a district which was never famous as a seat of Greek population.
If similarly we leave, as historical, the plain of Troy, and the name Agamemnon, we shall perhaps not be far wrong.
The Aethiopis shows us the allies of Troy reinforced by two peoples that are evidently creations of oriental fancy, the Amazons and Memnon with his Aethiopians.
Feeling the difficulty of supposing that all the ancient minstrels sang of the " wrath of Achilles " or the " return of Ulysses " (leaving out even the capture of Troy itself), he was led to assume that two poems of no great compass dealing with these two themes became so famous at an early period as to throw other parts of the Trojan story into the background, and were then enlarged by successive generations of rhapsodists.
The story of Paris and Helen especially, and the general position of affairs in Troy, is put before us in a singularly vivid manner.
The question then is - How long must the name of Ulysses have been familiar in the legend (Sage) of Troy before it made its way into the tales of giants and ogres (Mdrehen), where the poet of the Odyssey found it ?
In the scene on the walls of Troy, in the third book of the Iliad, after Helen has pointed out Agamemnon, Ulysses and Ajax in answer to Priam's 1 " As a poet Homer must be acknowledged to excel Shakespeare in the truth, the harmony, the sustained grandeur, the satisfying completeness of his images " (Shelley, Essays, &c., i.
But in Homer the interest is purely dramatic. There is no strong antipathy of race or religion; the war turns on no political event; the capture of Troy lies outside the range of the Iliad.
She was educated at the Johnstown Academy and at the Troy Female Seminary (now the Emma Willard School), where she graduated in 1832.
Objects of Cypriote manufacture are found but rarely on sites abroad; in the later Bronze Age, however, they occur in Egypt and South Palestine, and as far afield as Thera (Santorin), Athens and Troy (Hissarlik).
During the long absence of her husband after the fall of Troy many chieftains of Ithaca and the islands round about became her suitors; and, to rid herself of the importunities of the wooers, she bade them wait till she had woven a winding-sheet for old Laertes, the father of Odysseus.
TROY, a city and the county-seat of Miami (disambiguation)|Miami county, Ohio, U.S.A., on the west bank of the Great Miami River, about 65 m.
Troy is served by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis and the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton railways, and by the Dayton & Troy and the Springfield, Troy & Piqua electric inter-urban lines.
Troy is situated in a good general farming region, of which tobacco is an important crop; and there are various manufactures.
The first settlement was made in 1807, and Troy was first chartered as a city in 1890.
A short fragment has been discovered (in the Rainer papyri) from the `OSuvQei s abr6 oXos, which told how Odysseus got inside Troy in the disguise of a beggar and obtained valuable information.
POLYXENA, in Greek legend, daughter of Priam, king of Troy, and Hecuba.
According to other accounts, having been made prisoner by a stratagem of Odysseus, he declared that Philoctetes must be fetched from Lemnos before Troy could be taken; or he surrendered to Diomedes and Odysseus in the temple of Apollo, whither he had fled in disgust at the sacrilegious murder of Achilles by Paris in the sanctuary.
After the capture of Troy, he and his sister-in-law Andromache accompanied Neoptolemus (Pyrrhus) as captives to Epirus, where Helenus persuaded him to settle.
Amongst other works by him of which only fragments remain, collected in Muller, Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum, may be mentioned: Xpovuck, a universal history from the fall of Troy to 144 B.C.; H€pe$ynocs, a gazetteer written in iambics; Hope Necuv, a work on the Homeric catalogue of ships; and a work on etymology ('ETVµoAoyiac).
The legend that he remained in the country after the fall of Troy, and founded a new kingdom (Iliad, xx.
The story of Aeneas, as a sequel to the legend of Troy, formed the subject of several epic romances in the middle ages.
Instead of expressing the amounts of gold and silver in percentages of the weight of ore, they are expressed in ounces to the ton, the ounce being the troy ounce and the ton that of 2000 avoirdupois pounds.
= 29.166 grammes) has been devised, which bears the same relation to the ton of 2000 lb avoirdupois that one milligram does to the troy ounce; when one assay ton of ore is used, each milligram of gold or silver found represents one ounce to the ton.
It is little more than a collection of fables told with scarcely any attempt at criticism, and with no more regard to chronological sequence than was necessary to make the tale run smoothly or to fill up such gaps as that between the flight of Aeneas from Troy and the supposed year of the foundation of Rome.
The juice, of which a workman is able to collect about 9.64 troy oz.
(Troy) of refined silver.
There is no trace in classical writers of the story of Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, the materials for which were derived from Chaucer's poem of the same name, Lydgate's History, Sege, and Destruction of Troy, Caxton's Recuyell of the Historyes of Troy (trans.
troy, 20 lb 15 oz.
during the time of Augustus); Hellanicus of Mytilene; Stesimbrotus of Thasos, opponent of Pericles and reputed author of a political pamphlet on Themistocles, Thucydides and Pericles; Hippys and Glaucus, both of Rhegium, the first the author of histories of Italy and Sicily, the second of a treatise on ancient poets and musicians, used by Harpocration and Plutarch; Damastes of Sigeum, pupil of Hellanicus, author of genealogies of the combatants before Troy (an ethnographic and statistical list), of short treatises on poets, sophists, and geographical subjects.
At the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Troy, N.Y.
But the work there was not to his liking, and after a short time he gave it up for an instructorship in natural science at the university of Wooster, Ohio, which in turn he resigned in order to return to Troy as assistant professor of physics.
One by Pavel Danovici contains the history of the world told in the style of the Byzantine chroniclers; it includes the legend of Troy, the history of Pope Sylvester and the description of the various church councils; and it concludes at the year 1636.
488), where Odysseus suggests that the lay of the fall of Troy by Demodocus was inspired by Apollo or the Muse.
He graduated at Brown University in 1808, studied law, was admitted to the bar in Troy, New York, and began practice there in 1810.
In 1816 he became recorder of Troy, but as he sided with the Anti-Clinton faction of the Democratic-Republican Party, known as the " Bucktails," he was removed from office in 1818 by his political opponents.
As editor of the Troy Budget (daily) he was a vigorous supporter of Martin Van Buren, and when Van Buren's followers acquired control of the legislature in 1821 Marcy was made adjutant-general of the New York militia.
The Erie canal leading from Buffalo to the Hudson river at Troy, and connecting with Lake Ontario at Oswego, had a capacity for boats 98 ft.
In this case the altar of Apollo at Delphi, upon which on the Greek vases Neoptolemus is frequently represented as taking refuge from Orestes, might be regarded as the pedestal of an invisible image of the god, and as fulfilling the same function as did the base of the actual image of Athene in Troy, towards which Cassandra fled from Ajax.
In the Homeric poems there are Pelasgians among the allies of Troy: in the catalogue, Iliad, ii.
428-429, describes their camping ground between the town of Troy and the sea; but this obviously proves nothing about their habitat in time of peace.
Homer mentions him as a skilful physician, whose sons, Machaon and Podalirius, are the physicians in the Greek camp before Troy (Iliad, ii.
These travels must have profited him greatly, and we have our share of the advantage; not so much, however, in The Wondrous Tale of Alroy or Tancred, or the "Revolutionary Epic" which he was inspired to write on "the windy plains of Troy," but in the letters he sent home to his sister.
that Hissarlik, not Bunarbashi, was the site of Troy, and that the Atreid graves, seen by Pausanias at Mycenae, lay within the citadel wall.
Two years later he took up Calvert's work on the former site, and, convinced that Troy must be on the lowest level, hewed his way down, regardless of the upper strata, wherein lay unseen the remains of which he was really in search.
During the delay he issued his Troy and its Remains (1875), and betook himself to Mycenae.
His great wealth was left mainly to the two families that he had in Russia and Greece; but a sum was reserved for Hissarlik, where Dorpfeld in 1891 and 1892, by clearing away the debris of the former excavations, exposed the great walls of the sixth stratum which Schliemann had called Lydian, and proved their synchronism with Mycenae, and identity with Mycenaean remains; that is to say, with Homer's Troy, if Troy ever was.
Norse versions of Mary of Brittany's Lays, the stories of Brutus and of Troy, and part of the Pharsalia translated are also found.
Other comparatively widely-read books of the period were the Life of Alexander the Great, The Story of the Siege of Troy, Stefanite and Ikhnylat (an Indian story) and The Journey of a Soul from this World to that Other, all of which were translations from the Greek.
Schenectady is served by the New York Central & Hudson River, and the Delaware && Hudson railways, and by interurban electric lines connecting with Albany, Troy, Saratoga, Amsterdam, Johnstown and Gloversville.
He was convinced (like Caxton in his Destruction of Troy, and like St Augustine) that the heathen gods were only dead men worshipped.
12.5); and hence it was in vain that on the arrival of Helen she prophesied the ruin of Troy.
Eratosthenes was the founder of scientific chronology in his xpovoypacNa in which he endeavoured to fix the dates of the chief literary and political events from the conquest of Troy.
In 1866 he made a valuable contribution to the history of Scottish literature by the discovery of 2200 lines on the siege of Troy incorporated in a MS. of Lydgate's Troye Booke, and of the Legends of the Saints, an important work of some 40,000 lines.
A carved image of the goddess called the Palladium, said to have been brought from Troy to Lavinium, and thence to Rome by the family of the Nautii, was kept in the temple of Vesta and carefully guarded as necessary to the prosperity of the city.
Sarsgaard, as Swoff's bestest buddy Troy, plays a calm, quiet composed sort of bloke.
He carries home fine things from the spoils of Troy, while we who went the same journey return empty-handed.
Both The Riot Act and The Cure at Troy remain inseparable from their immediate political contexts.
Death's Shadow: Barnaby and Troy are called to investigate the murder of wealthy property developer.
She'd prefer the ax murderer to Troy Marsden, the weird guy who lived on the property up the track.
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We have also only included coins which contain a simple fraction of a troy ounce of gold.
Greeks, you remember, laid siege to the city of Troy for over ten years.
Troy is a movie written by David Benioff, and loosely based on Homer's epic tale.
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The fight lasted in all some ten years; but Collier had right on his side, and triumphed; his position was, moreover, strengthened by the fact that he was known as a Troy and high churchman, and that his attack could not, therefore, be assigned to Puritan rancour against the stage.
His archaeological work included the investigation of lake dwellings and other prehistoric structures; he went with Schliemann to Troy in 1879, fruits of the expedition being two books, ZurLandeskunde der Troas (1880) and Alt-trojanische Gr p ber and Schad (1882); in 1881 he visited the Caucasus, and on his return published Das Graberfeld von Koban im Lande der Osseten; and in 1888 he accompanied Schliemann to Egypt, Nubia and the Peloponnese.
Alexander himself first visited the site of Troy and there went through those dramatic acts of sacrifice to the Ilian Athena, assumption of the shield believed to be that of Achilles and offerings to the great Homeric dead, which are significant of the poetic glamour shed, in the young king's mind, over the whole enterprise, and which men will estimate differently according to the part they assign to imagination in human affairs.
Troy is served by the Boston & Maine, the New York Central & Hudson River and the Delaware && Hudson railways, and by interurban electric lines connecting with Saratoga and Lake George on the north, Albany on the south and Schenectady and the cities of the populous Mohawk Valley on the west; it is at the head of river steamboat navigation on the Hudson, and has water communication by means of the Erie and Champlain canals with the Great Lakes and Canada.
Noteworthy buildings of a public and semi-public character include the post office, the public library, containing in 1910 43,500 volumes, the Troy Savings Bank building, the city hall, the Rensselaer county court house, a Y.M.C.A.
Troy has three times been visited by severe conflagrations, that of June 1820 entailing a loss of about $1,000,000, that of August 1854 about the same, and that of May 1862, known as "the Great Fire," the destruction of over Soo buildings, and a property loss of some $3,000,000.
Hence the names New Troy and New Pergamum, applied to Buthrotum, and those of Xanthus and Simotis, given to two small streams in the neighbourhood.
of Troy, Montgomery county, was the most productive, the value of the gold alone was $97,945, that of the silver $668, and that of copper, $2560.
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Spratt (see Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, xii., 1842); Topographia Thebarum Heptapylarum (1854); Erkldrung der Ilias (1884), on the basis of the topographical and physical peculiarities of the plain of Troy.
Sage, in Troy, New York.
He served as an alderman of Troy in 1841-1848, and as treasurer of Rensselaer county in 1845-1849.
The town occupies the site of the ancient Eryx, a city of the Elymi, a people who claimed to be sprung from a mixed settlement of Trojans and Phocians after the fall of Troy (E.
Of the Aeschylean and Euripidean tragedies only a few fragments remain; of the two by Sophocles, one is extant, the other, dealing with the fortunes of Philoctetes before Troy, is lost.
In another version, Paris, on his voyage to Troy with Helen, was driven ashore on the coast of Egypt, where King Proteus, upon learning the facts of the case, detained the real Helen in Egypt, while a phantom Helen was carried off to Troy.
In the more recent legend, adopted by Virgil in the Aeneid, he was conveyed out of Troy on the shoulders of his son Aeneas, whose wanderings he followed as far as Sicily, where he died and was buried on Mt.
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He was said to have been slain by Neoptolemus, son of Achilles, during the sack of Troy (Virgil, Aeneid, ii.
In the post-Homeric story, he made his way with Odysseus by an underground passage into the citadel of Troy and carried off the Palladium, the presence of which within the walls secured Troy against capture (Virgil, Aeneid, ii.
In 1859 he made two speeches in Ohio - one at Columbus on the 16th of September criticising Douglas's paper in the September Harper's Magazine, and one at Cincinnati on the 17th of September, which was addressed to Kentuckians, - and he spent a few days in Kansas, speaking in Elwood, Troy, Doniphan, Atchison and Leavenworth, in the first week of December.
The story that he was struck blind for slandering Helen in a poem and afterwards recovered his sight when, in consequence of a dream, he had composed a palinode or recantation (in which he declared that only Helen's phantom had been carried off to Troy), is told by Plato (Phaedrus 243 A.), Pausanias (iii.
He was one of the warriors in the wooden horse and slew Priam at the sack of Troy (Odyssey, xi.
The record of the earliest days of Thebes was preserved among the Greeks in an abundant mass of legends which rival the myths of Troy in their wide ramification and the influence which they exerted upon the literature of the classical age.
We now know this city to have belonged to the middle pre-Mycenaean period, long' prior to the generation of Homer's Archaeans; but Schliemann far and wide proclaimed it "Troy," and was backed by Gladstone and a large part of the European public. Trying to resume his work in February 1874, he found himself inhibited by the Ottoman government, whose allotted share of the gold treasure had not been satisfactory, and it was not till April 1876 that he obtained a firman.
He was there to represent spectatordom, and help make this seemingly insignificant event one with the removal of the gods of Troy.
Troy is a movie written by David Benioff, and loosely based on Homer 's epic tale.
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Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens have worked together on the three High School Musical movies, in the lead roles of Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, respectively.
He tore his Achilles tendon while playing the role of Achilles for Troy.
She has also dated NFL star Troy Aikman, musician Bob Schneider, actor Ryan Gosling and co-star Matthew McConaughey.In 2004, Bullock took her godson to meet the star of the reality TV show Monster Garage, Jesse James.
On the other hand, Pitt spent six months bulking up to 190 pounds for his role as Achilles in Troy, where he had to look like a Greek god.
Brad Pitt originally quit in 2004 when he was working on the movie Troy, needing to get a little heftier for the role.
Located in Alabama, Troy State University is a four-year, public university with a student body of just under 30,000.
Established in 1887, Troy University was originally called "Troy Normal School" and was dedicated to teacher education.
Troy University has continued to provide well-respected teacher education programs, but since 1957, it has officially educated students in a wide variety of subjects.
In 2004, the name of the school was changed from "Troy State University" to "Troy University".
For a full-time undergraduate student who is an Alabama resident, the typical cost of tuition at Troy University in 2010 was just under $6,200.
Student financial aid is available, and Troy University provides a hotline for students to speak to financial aid experts.
If you're interested in attending Troy University, you can find out more about this school through the official Troy University website.
If you are looking to supplement your education, complete a degree, or add to your professional knowledge, you may want to consider distance learning at Troy State University.
Part of the mission of distance learning at Troy State University is to help students of all walks of life complete their degrees through what is known as the "eCampus" program.
Troy State assists distance learners by regularly evaluating these course offerings and having faculty and staff available for students' questions.
Troy State University offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs in a variety of areas.
Troy's Associate of Science degree is available to students seeking a two-year final degree, or who are utilizing this program as a stepping stone towards a bachelor's degree.
Troy's bachelor's degree programs require between 120 and 124 hours of course work, depending on the major.
For students who already have completed a bachelor's segree, Troy offers online master's programs that vary from 30 to 36 semester hours.
Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Troy offers this degree to help students comprehend and evaluate criminal justice administration and procedures.
One locket is the popular I Love Troy, which is heart-shaped and red with white lettering.
Players choose to be one of the six characters - Gabriella, Troy, Sharpay, Ryan, Taylor or Chad.
Players are competing for one of four different date matches with high school hunks Chad, Ryan, Troy, and Zeke.
Popular films that she has acted in include Troy, Wicker Park, Narco, Copying Beethoven, Days of Darkness, Anything for Her, Inglorious Basterds, and Mr. Nobody.
In the end, will Zac Efron's character (Troy) end up with Vanessa Anne Hudgens' character of Gabriella Montez or was it all just a great vacation?
Many of these are geographically based, such as Bloody Chicago by Troy Taylor and Coast to Coast Ghosts by Leslie Rule.
Gabriella, who is the brainy girl/science geek and Troy, who is the jock.
FAB clicks also offers several High School Musical watches in addition to the pink one listed above, such as a pink and white Troy digital watch or a denim with purple stars Troy watch.
The Troy and Gabriella watch comes in a deep, sea blue with the words "High School Musical" on the watch band.
The Disney Store features a High School Musical 2 Denim Band watch with images of Troy and Gabriella and tiny stars cut into the purple and pink included on the band.
The Troy City Schools web site has posted some simple examples of character reference letters.
Troy (Efron) and Gabriella (Montez) meet while on vacation at a ski resort.
Little do they know that Gabriella is to begin attending Troy's high school.
Troy and Gabriella, mindful of their karaoke connection, each want to audition for the musical, but they are hesitant to admit it to each other and to their friends.
In the end, Troy and Gabriella's musical chemistry wins out and they get the parts in their high school musical, as well as their own personal high school romance.
Troy and Gabriella relate their relationship and feelings for each other to their love of music in this duet.
As a solo, Sharpay performs this song as a reprise to Troy and Gabriella's version.
Gabriella sings to Troy about her need to move on to something new, leaving their relationship behind, because things never seem to go according to plan.
In this introspective tune, Troy takes a look at himself in the metaphorical mirror and vows to learn from his mistakes to achieve his goals.
As a declaration of their love and faith for each other, Troy and Gabriella sing this song about how they want to be near each other everyday.
At the Midsummer Night's Talent Show, Sharpay and friends perform this Polynesian song, hoping to win the Star Dazzle Award, and for Sharpay, the affection of Troy.
Many of your favorite characters are back for the sequel, including Troy Bolton (played by Zac Efron), Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens), Ryan Evans (Lucas Grabeel), and Sharpay Evans (Ashley Tisdale).
Troy and Gabriella are trying to decide what to do about their relationship in the future.
Troy convinces her to return to the school for prom and graduation, however.
Troy is dealing with pressure from his parents about his academic future and his inability to decide what he is going to do with his life.
Gabriella will return to Stanford and Troy will attend the nearby University of California at Berkley, where he will play on the college basketball team.
Can I Have This Dance is performed by Gabriella and Troy in East High's rooftop garden.
They perform the song while Gabriella teaches Troy to waltz.
A second version of the song is performed when Troy visits Gabriella at Stanford to convince her to return to New Mexico with him.
Zac Effron, who stars as the movie's male lead, Troy, has been in films like Hairspray and 17 Again, along with all three of the High School Musical movies.
The plot centers on male lead Troy Bolton and his co-star Gabriella Montez and their budding romance.
When school starts back, Gabriella unknowingly transfers to Troy's high school, where they are in the same drama class.
In the end, Troy and Gabriella give a show-stopping performance.
The Wildcats plan on performing in it, but when Sharpay begins to deceive Troy, things start to go wrong, and the country club's Junior Staff members are banned from performing in the talent show.
After several fights among the Wildcats, including one between Troy and Gabriella, they band back together and manage to sing their song at the talent show anyway.
The story revolves around the basketball captain Troy Bolton and the reserved, academically gifted Gabriella Montez.
Kali "Kittie" Troy - Kittie is a voiceover artist best known for her work as Cita on BET's Cita's World animated series.
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