The history of the odyssey

The troJAn WAR

What is the Trojan war?

The story of the Trojan War—the Bronze Age conflict between the kingdoms of Troy and Mycenaean Greece–straddles the history and mythology of ancient Greece

Work cited-

Trojan War.”History.com, 2009,http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/trojan-war. Accessed January 10,2017.

How did the war start and end

Trojan war began after the abduction (or elopement) of Queen Helen of Sparta by the Trojan prince Paris. Odysseus erection a giant wooden horse filled with Achaean (Greek) men to be left at the gates of Troy to end the Trojan war. The Trojans had noticed Achaean ships sailing away earlier that day and thought the giant horse was a peace offering from the Achaeans.

N.S Gill. “The Trojan War”. August 08, 2016 http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/troyilium/a/trojanwar_4.htm. Accessed date 10 January, 2017

The Odyssey speaks of Odysseus which was a legendary hero in Greek mythology .When he wasn't able tot marry Helen,stepdaughter of king,he became furious.On enlightened he sent a large wooden horse to. The Trojans retreating groups and that night everyone was drunk asleep ,"Greek warriors,who had hidden in the hollow body of the horse ,revealed themselves and slew the Trojans,winning the war

http://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Heroes/Odysseus/odysseus.html.accessed 10 January 2017

Homer

Who is homer?

Although very little is known about the life of Greek poet Homer, credited with being the first to write down the epic stories of The Iliad and The Odyssey, the impact of his tales continue to reverberate through Western culture.

Homer biography.” The biography.com website, October 6,2015,

http://www.biography.com/people/homer-9342775. Accessed January 10,

Major players in the war

Who where the major players in the war?

1agamemon was the leader of the Greek forces in the Trojan war. He was the brother in law.

2hector was a Trojan prince and leading hero of the Trojans in the Trojan war.

3:wife of menelaus, the war began after the abduction (or elopement) of queen Helen.

4 menelaus was the king of sparta. Helen,the wife of menelaus was stolen by a prince of Troy while a guest in the palace of menelaus.

N.S Gill. “The Trojan War”. August 08, 2016 http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/troyilium/a/trojanwar_4.htm. Accessed date 10 January, 20

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