The Trojan War: The Fall Of The Trojan Horse

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How did the Trojan War start, and what was the Trojan Horse? There are several reasons that the war may have happened, including the lasting tension between the Mycenaean cities and Troy along with the abduction of Helen, the wife of Menalus. This war waged on, and the story of the Trojan horse occurs- which led to the fall of Troy itself. So how did these things happen to the ancient Greeks and Trojans? Before the Trojan War began, there were huge tensions between the Greeks and the Trojans due to the constant attacks against Troy in the past- Troy had been rebuilt seven times. The Greek prince, Paris fell in love in Helen, the Trojan princess and seduced her. He then brought her back with him, and her husband, Menalus accused Agamemnon of abducting her, and then the war began. Therefore, this tension and Helen's leaving caused a war to break out for years. The story of the Trojan Horse occurred around the end of this war, along with the fall of Troy itself. The horse was a huge horse that was made out of thick wood, and it was hollow; Agamemnon and his soldiers hid in the horse after placing it at the walls of the city as a “gift.” They waited over night and the Trojan citizens brought the horse into the city that morning. Once it had been brought into the city, Agamemnon and his warriors exited the horse …show more content…
Because of both the tension between the kingdoms and that Paris took Helen to Greece, Menalus declared and lost the war. The Trojan Horse is an object, and a story. The horse was a huge, hollow, wooden horse that the Mycenaean army hid in- the story was their siege against the Trojans whom they had fooled. The Trojans thought they had won, but received a surprise attack. This attack was so vicious and bloody that it led to the fall of the Trojans. Moreover, there are many details that can tell you why the war started and what the Trojan Horse

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