The History Behind The Trojan War Duaa Alkobadi

What was the Trojan War?

Trojan War

The Trojan War was a war in Greek Mythology between the Greeks and the people of Troy.

How did the Trojan War start and end?

The Trojan War began after the abduction of Queen Helen of Sparta by the Trojan prince Paris. The Trojan War ended when the Greeks defeated Troy using a large wooden horse. This hallow horse helped the Greeks gain entry inside the city walls of Troy.

Who were the major players in the war?

The major players were:

  • Odyesseus, a wise Greek warrior
  • Aeneas, only surviving Trojan warrior
  • Achilles, the greatest Greek warrior
  • Diomedes, one of the greatest Greek warrior beside Achilles

How does the Odyssey relate to it?

The Odyssey of Homer

The Odyssey is one of the earliest epics in existence. The hero is long suffering Odysseus if the Trojan War.

Who is Homer?

Homer, a blind poet

Homer, a blind poet, wrote two memorable poems. These poems were based on the most tragic war , the Trojan War. These poems were called "Odyssey" and " Lliad".

Works Cited

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"History.com." History.com. A&E Television Networks. Web. 10 Jan. 2017.

"Quizlet.com." Quizlet.com. Web. 10 Jan. 2017.

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