The Trojan War was a war between the Greek and the people of Troy.
How did the war start and end?
The war began after the abduction (or elopement) of queen Helen of Sparta by the Trojan prince Paris. The war ended when the Greeks destroyed the Troy by using a wooden horse.
Who were the major players in the war?
The main players are/were Odysseus. wise Greek warrior; thought of the Trojan horse.
Aeneas. only surviving Trojan warrior. Diomedes. one of the greatest Greek warriors beside Achilles.
Achilles. the greatest greek warrior.
How does the Odyssey relate to the Trojan war?
The Trojan war was waged against the city of Troy by the achaeans.
Homer is the name ascribed by the Ancient Greeks to the semi-legendary author of the two epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, the central works of Greek literature.