Visual Timeline: Troy
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3000 BCE - 2550 BCE: Troy I - First stone-walled village settlement
2550 BCE - 2300 BCE: Troy II - origin of gold 'treasure' found by Schliemann
2300 BCE - 1750 BCE: Troy III - Troy V
1750 BCE - 1300 BCE: Troy VI - probable Troy of Homer's Iliad. City at its zenith.
1334 BCE: Trojan War, according to Duris of Samos.
1300 BCE - 950 BCE: Troy VIIa - VIIb Notable decline in architectural and artisitic standards
1250 BCE: Trojan War, according to Herodotus.
1184 BCE: Trojan War, according to Eratosthenes.
950 BCE - 550 CE: Troy VIII Greek Ilion - Troy IX Roman Ilium
800 BCE - 700 BCE: Homer of Greece writes his Iliad and Odyssey.
301 BCE - 320 BCE: Doric temple to Athena and fortifications of Lysimachus built at Troy.