Although the times and events may e off by a couple hundred years I feel he makes a strong case that it all took place. The reviewer is in total agreement with Strauss. The story of Achilles the first warrior of the western world gives more in site to Homers epic poem the Iliad. Going to the movies or renting the Trojan War on DVD will do the story no Justice but by reading just this short article brings the entire story and the history of these events to life. As evidence is being unearthed to support the battle and the warriors tale , we will surely have to rewrite history.