The Trojan war was a conflict between two kingdoms, the Kingdom of Troy and Mycenaean Greece. According to classical sources, the war began after the abduction of queen Helen of Sparta.
As Queen Helen was abducted her husband Meneclaus convicted his brother Agamemnon king of Mycenae to lead an expedition to retrieve her.
Agamemnon was joined by the Greek heroes Achilles, Odysseus, Nestor and Ajax, and accompanied by a fleet of more than a thousand ships. The war lasted more then 10 years, from this many stories came. As the Greeks retreated from their camp, leaving a large wooden horses outside the gates of Tory. When night fell, the horse opened up and a group of Greek warriors, led by Odysseus, climbed out and sacked the Troy from within.
The big question of who is homer is quite simple, being the writer of the Odyssey and Iliad. Odyssey being the story of Odysseus' 10-year struggle to return home after the Trojan War. It also beginning 10 years after the war started how it relating to the Trojan war.
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