|There is a continous life for approximately
5000 years on Bozcaada. Pelasginas are
the first inhabitants of the island. After these first inhabitants persians, romans,
byzantians, genoese and venetians also
settled on the island. After 1453, the capture of Byzantium, by the ottomans, the
island became a part of the Ottoman Empire.
Bozcaada is located almost exactly opposite the ancient city of Troia.
Beginning from the ancient times Bozcaada played and important strategical role to control firstly Troia and than the
Dardanelles. In troian war thousands years ago and in the "second troian war" in the first WW in 1915 Bozcaada's military
importance was crucial. If you are interested in myhtological stories such as
relationship between Bozcaada and Rom
please visit our pages about myhtology.
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