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In the Trojan war how many Greek ships were to have set sail for Troy?

Question #37258. Asked by Achillies23.
Last updated Aug 22 2016.

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Although the saying mentioned by Mochyn is well known there were 1227 Greek ships that set sail for Troy.

Response last updated by LadyNym on Aug 22 2016.
May 24 2004, 12:39 AM
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According to Book II of the "Iliad", 1,186 ships sailed to Troy. Later historians cite lower figures.


Aug 22 2016, 12:30 PM
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