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    hero, Achilles, is faced with many problems during the Trojan War to his dismay. Achilles particularly faces a dilemma where he must make an important decision that will affect his life. Should Achilles decide to choose one decision then he will have an early death. However, should Achilles decide to choose the other decision then he will have a life without glory and battle. Achilles must now choose whether or not he should join the Trojan War. Achilles, now faced with a dilemma, must make a…

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    Iliad by Homer and The Life of Themistocles by Plutarch, two Greek characters were highly recognized as crucial to the Greek victories. In the Iliad, the character Odysseus took a great role in the 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…

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    One of the greatest battles in history, the Trojan War, started in the 12th century. There was a wedding for Pelus and Thetis, the Trojan prince Paris, son of King Priam of Troy, obtains a golden apple from the goddess Eris. It is up to Paris to decide which of the three goddesses is the most beautiful, which will be given the golden apple. Hera, wife and sister of Zeus, offers power. Athena, goddess of wisdom and warfare, offers success in battle. Aphrodite, goddess of love, offers the most…

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    said to have lasted. The Trojan War is said to have been committed to paper around the eighth century BCE. However, this poem was recited orally for centuries before it was written down. Despite the poem being written down in the eighth century, Greeks believed the battle took place somewhere around the thirteenth century BCE. Even though this is an epic tale of a great battle, scholars have wondered whether the City of Troy existed, and whether the Trojan…

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    Book 1 takes place during the events leading up to the Trojan War, and it starts with the Achaean (Greek) army during one of its many raids on the cities surrounding Troy. The army discovers two beautiful maidens, Chryseis and Briseis they then award the maidens to the commander and chief Agamemnon (AG) and Achaean’s greatest warrior Achilles (AC). Now Chryses Chryseis’s father shortly discovers his daughter is missing and demands AG return her at once, but AG says no. So Chryses prays for…

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    The Trojan War was a war fought between Troy and ancient Greece. The started up after the queen of Sparta was kidnapped by the Trojan prince named Paris. The king of Sparta sent his brother named Agamemnon on a journey to get the queen back. On the way Agamemnon was joined and assisted by Achilles, Odysseus, Nestor, and Ajax, these were all Greek heros. A fleet of about 1,000 ships joined them too. They went across Aegean sea and landed in Asia Minor, to get back the queen from the Trojans. The…

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    I think the Trojan war wasn’t just. The war wasn’t just because the Greeks had more people with them. They had a lot more powerful soldiers with them. They also had more gods on their side.The Greeks were also smarter than the Trojans. The Trojans’ smartest person was Hector. The Trojans had a city with strong,thick walls around it so they could go hide when they didn’t want to fight in the field. The Greeks had more soldiers than the Trojans. They were also stronger because they had more…

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    What started the Trojan War? About thirty centuries ago, on a land known as Troy, a war started between Grecians and Trojans on due to three discrete reasons (Trojan War, History.com). As a result of this war, many lives were lost but the Grecians eventually won after ten gruesome years of fighting (Cartwright, Mark. "Trojan War."). This war was fought because of the “capture” of Helen. It is said that the disappearance of Helen was a result of a curse on the House of Atreuis. However, others…

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    The Trojan War As we have learned from the very beginning of class is that history is something that can be changed and is viewed in many different ways. History is something that is written by those who are part of or knows what has happened in that time. Knowing this there is many different versions of history like books, art, and even movies. All may be of the same history, but they all chose to show it in different ways based on what they know. Of course it may be the same topic, but the…

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    The Greek myths state that the Trojan war was a result of an incident at the wedding feast of Peleus the king of Phthia and Thetis. All the gods and goddesses had been invited except Eris the goddess of discord. Eris got mad and tried to make trouble. The myths state that she sent a golden apple embedded “for the most beautiful” and the three goddesses Hera, Athena and Aphrodite each wanted the apple for themselves and an argument began. Paris the son of king Priam of troy determined who would…

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