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    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

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    The Korfmann dig using what we now know could have changed Finley’s view on the Trojan War dramatically with all of its discoveries. The dig helped show that Troy was real and it was in the location like it said in Homer’s books. Along with finding its locations they discovered that the area it was at the time was an important spot that many people would want to get their hands on, which would give reason to why there were battles. At first they believed that Homer was really off with describing…

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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…

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    Trojan War In The Iliad

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    Homer’s Iliad will show that at some time in the Late Bronze Age a war or series of wars took place between Achaean forces and Troy. It was called the Trojan War. This war has defined the way people view ancient Greece. This story of mythological gods and heroic warriors has provided insight into the attitudes, customs, religion, and warfare of the ancient Greeks. The story of Homer’s Iliad is the source for which people get most of their knowledge about the Trojan War. It is told that the…

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    Helen In The Trojan War

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    on the person that left you but the that took her. Well this is the situation Menelaus is in right now. There is a war going on between the Greeks and the Trojans. This is no peaceful war, lots of death. Now that you know what the war is about you will see why Helen should go back with the Greeks. The only reason Helen is even with Paris is because the goddess Aphrodite promises him a beautiful wife and can’t lie about her vow to him. Aphrodite puts a love spell on Helen to be attracted to…

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    Trojan War Challenges

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    My journey so far has been 13 years and I do not believe it will last much longer. I am on the island of Thrinacia with my diminished crew and South winds keeping us stray on this island. With 12 challenges in our way this journey has been treacherous. Starting with the Trojan War lasting 10 years, and other journeys lasting three my return home has been delayed. From stabbing the eye of a cyclops, to having my men to being turned into dinner, and traveling the underworld, we have faced…

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    Cause Of The Trojan War

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    BCE by Homer. The Trojan War happened during the late Bronze Age, approximately 750 B.C. The Trojan War happened thousand upon thousands of years ago. There were two kingdoms feuding; the town of Troy located in Anatolia and Mycenaean Greece. This conflict went on for about 10 years. What caused this war against the Spartans and the Trojans? According to Historylink101, “the cause of the Trojan war can be traced all the way back to the courtship of Helen”. (Bandinelli, Uffizi, Florence). Helen…

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    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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    • The crew lands on the island of Aiolia, ruled by Aiolos Hippotadês, the king of the winds. Aiolos welcomes the crew to his palace and offers the to stay a full month to listen to their account of the Trojan War. • As the crew leaves the island, Aiolos gives Odysseus a bull’s hide bag filled with storm winds, hoping it would help blow them straight back home. • For nine days they sailed and on the tenth day they see men building fires on the shore and land. Odysseus hadn’t told his men what…

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    I believe the Trojan war was just that, a war. There are a few reasons I think this, first, it is called a war all throughout the book and throughout history, there is definitely a deeper meaning but at the end of the day, it was just a war. Second, Merriam Webster defines war as “a situation in which people or groups compete with or fight against each other”, which is exactly what it was, the Trojans and the Greeks fighting over Helen. Finally, what else would you call this happening? You could…

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