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Celtic Princess Dahut, asked his father, King Gradlon, build their city by the sea. Ys arisen, and to protect the high waves, the king built a dike around it. The only entrance is through a bronze door and only had the key Gradlon. Dahut Meanwhile, taking advantage of its new home, chose a different lover every night and killed them later.
Finally, a demon mocked him, convinced her of stealing the key and opened the door.
Ys was flooded and all drowned, except Gradlon. The ruined city lies beneath the Bay of Douarnenez, is now a popular beach town in Britain.
Fans of mythology will recognize Troy as Hector trampling victory and salvation of Helena, a giant wooden horse.
The town was ground zero for the Trojan War, which broke out when they kidnapped her husband Helena real Greece.
The Greeks were plotted and sailed directly to Troy, determined to beat them. And they did, especially after the idea of Odysseus’ Trojan Horse.
Today visitors can visit around the city walls, temples and ruins in the area, also known as Truvada, in northwestern Turkey.
Genghis Khan established a home here in the mid 13, then went to conquer half the world. Mongol capital Karakorum was his and he became known as the empire of the steppes. Unfortunately, the glory did not last long (about 30 years, in fact) and then the city was destroyed. Current visitors will have to muster the imagination to foresee the great walls and gates that once surrounded the place.
Located on the outskirts of modern Tunis, Carthage was a superpower in the city-state, and the arch enemy of Rome during the third century.
His power came from a navy, assassin of Phoenician ships patrolling the Mediterranean Sea, and an army of elephants marched through the mountains with a military leader named Hannibal. Despite being called “the shining city, Carthage could not be maintained for long. The Romans took it by assault and razed, ultimately building their own city on the site.