Lecture 19 the trojan saga and the illiad. The illiad is the most known story in the trojan saga: the trojan saga is a number of stories recounting the wars and exploits that formed the city of troy. Took place during the mycenaean period (1600-1200 bc: the dark age (1100 800 bc0. Timeline: minoans mycenaean"s the dark age. Trojan saga was not written about until the beginning of the. The illiad recounts the greatest battle of troy. Troy: troy was an impressive city surrounded by massive walls that were built by apollo and poseidon. How the walls were built: zeus is related to troy as he abducted a young trojan prince named ganame. In compensation for abducting ganame zeus gave troy magnificent horses and instructed poseidon and apollo to build the trojan walls. Apollo"s anger: the king of troy refused to pay the price for building the walls to.