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  • The Trojan War: The Magic Of The Trojan War

    Samir Hamed Ms. Toney English I February 21, 2017 The Magic Of The Trojan War The Trojan War. The war lasted for 10 years and took place in Troy. Paris was the son of King Priam, the ruler of Troy. When Paris was a young boy there was a prophecy that he would cause the destruction of Try. He was sent to Mount Ida to be raised by a shepherd. Thetis was a beautiful water goddess. Zeus (Jupiter) fell in love with her. But it was prophesized that her son would be greater than his father. Zeus did not want to be the father of her son. He ordered her to marry a man form earth. (e.g., Virgil’s Aeneid) There was a grand wedding. All the gods and goddess were invited, except Eris (Discord). She loved to make trouble. Nobody wanted trouble. Everyone…

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  • The Trojan War: An Introduction To The Trojan War

    Introduction to the Trojan War For the longest time the trojan war was thought to be only a myth, that is until about 100 years ago when archeologists found the reminence of ruins in the place that was traditionally Troy in Homer 's stories. the timelines of the ruins was around the year 1250 B.C.E. which matches the timeline of the trojan war story beginnings. The story is used the most in Homer’s the Iliad and the Odyssey, although other poets before him added to the stories and legends of…

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  • The Trojan War: The Fall Of The Trojan Horse

    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…

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  • The Trojan War Essay: The Iliad And The Trojan War

    of the best are the Iliad and the Odyssey explaining the Trojan War with an outstanding story. No one knows exactly how true these poems are because the first written documents on the Trojan War have been lost or destroyed. The stories of the war have both some true history but also have some myth to them. Which is why we don’t know how reliable these sources are. These great stories have been written some time after the actual war took place so historians do not know how true it is because it…

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  • The Trojan War: The Most Tragedy Of The Trojan War

    The Trojan War is one of the most remembered and iconic wars from ancient times. Thought to be fought between 1194 BCE to 1184 BCE, lasting ten years, this war is one that most consider the most thrilling and dramatic from the Greek times. While a great deal of the information we have on the Trojan War is obtained from Homer 's The Iliad, most of it is based in mythology. Zeus hosted a banquet to celebrate the union of Peleus and Thetis, and invited every god, goddess, and demi-god with the…

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  • Significance Of The Trojan War

    possible that the Trojan War occurred, given the extent of the evidence that exists to support it; however, due to the amount of time that has passed since its event, it is likely that some details have been changed. There are various written sources to support it, from Homer’s Iliad to Hittite cuneiform tablets. Equally, there is a large amount of archaeological evidence found both at Troy and other ancient sites, such as Mycenae. It seems unlikely that evidence of this quantity and scale…

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  • Troy And The Trojan War

    for 8,000 years, during which Troy acted as a “cultural bridge between the Troas region, the Balkans, Anatolia, the Aegean and Black Sea regions” through sea and land trade routes, various occupying and migrating forces and the exchange of knowledge and ideas (UNESCO). Over 140 years, 24 excavations have taken place revealing extensive details about the area during the time of the Trojan War as well as the people that settled thereafter. Initially believed to be quite small, this led to many…

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  • Trojan War Analysis

    Who started the Trojan War? This question has led to numerous debates among histories. This is also debated in the play Agamemnon. This play shows two sides: the Chorus and Clytemnestra. They both blame different parties for the Trojan War. After the Trojan War has ended and Agamemnon has returned home. The Chorus, which is made up of old men, start to talk about who started the Trojan War. The Chorus blames Helen for the death of countless lives. This blame is seen when the Chorus said: “Oh…

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  • The Brojan War: The Iliad And The Trojan War

    UNITY [Document subtitle] Three thousand years ago, ceaseless war fire surrounded the ancient city of Troy. The nine-year Trojan War formed countless heroes in Greek History. However, the Iliad was one and only written literature on this particular War. Constructed by Homer, the Iliad was the first written text and one of the major pieces of epic literature in Western history. Some may debate the historical accuracy of the Iliad since it was recounted by Homer and written down a hundred…

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  • Greek Victorys In The Trojan War

    victories that led to winning the long 10 years Trojan War. In the Life of Themistocles, Plutarch describes how Themistocles also played a large role in the Greek victory in defeating the Persians. These two leaders, in comparison, were both men of intellect. They often used many strategies that consisted of persuasion and trickery. In contrast, they were different in terms of their motivation behind being leaders From the beginning of their early life, it is easily distinguishable how…

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