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    I think that the Trojan war was unjust, there was no reason to start the war in the first place. Wars are supposed to be the last resort of action, only to be fought when there are no other options. Wars also need a valid reason to start. Just because a lady gets kidnapped doesn't mean that the whole country should be put at risk, forcing the men to fight. The biggest reason the war was unjust is that the whole thing was because of the gods. The gods were being unfair to the mortals because they…

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    proportion or misremembered by exposing myth’s basis in real life events. Recognizing this, Herodotus rationalizes the Helen myth to strip away the embellishment of more poetic retellings and reveal at the myth’s core larger scale motivations for the Trojan War – attitudes towards women and past conflicts – in order…

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    three goddesses. With his choice comes the start of the Trojan War. Because of this, it is easy to see that motivation has a great effect on the outcome of a situation. Paris’s motivation was of greed. This is clear, since his choice was influenced by a petty bribe: Aphrodite promised him that the fairest woman in all the world should be his if she was chosen. Paris wants Helen, and so she is given to him, thus marking the point in which a war was bound to happen. Greed is nasty, selfish, has…

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    Ares is one of the Greek Gods. the God of war. . He represents the violence and horrible acts that can happen during war times like destruction and murder.(“Ares”). His Roman name is Mars, he was an immortal god and had great strength. Ares can be found either on Mount Olympus or on the battlefields most notably during the Trojan war. Ares is one of the 12 olympians and is the son of Zeus and Hera (“Ares”). Ares had three siblings Eilithyia, Hebe, and Hephaestus. He was lovers with Aphrodite.…

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    The Trojan War Analysis

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    Pirates returned home to wrap up non-league play with match ups against Douglas and Siuslaw. On Friday the 16th the boys took on the Douglas Trojans in a tough battle behind a rowdy home crowd. Despite holding a four point lead heading into half, the Pirates ultimately fell with a 52-47 loss. A defensively sluggish third quarter doomed the boys as the Trojans took a five point advantage that they maintained for the rest of the game. Crucial turnovers and missed free throws were blatant…

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    were many heroes, people who are admired for courage, in the Trojan War, including Cassandra, also known as Alexandra. Cassandra was the daughter of the King of Troy, Priam, and Hecuba (Bell). Cassandra was believed to be the most beautiful of her eleven sisters (Kravitz 53). Two of the reasons Cassandra is a hero is because she had a gift that allowed her to predict to future and that she told many people about the Greeks in the Trojan Horse (Bell). The first reason Cassandra is a hero is…

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    Throughout the Odyssey, Odysseus’ Trojan War comrades return home and celebrate Odysseus as a hero and leader, while mourning his loss at sea. According to his fellow commanders, like Menelaus, Odysseus demonstrates strength, courage and restraint. In Ithaca, preceding the war, Odysseus enjoyed a reputation of being a kind and merciful king, adored by his people. However when voyaging home after the war, Odysseus displays his stubbornness when faced with decision making, and his overarching need…

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    manipulate them to make them more beautiful, perfect, and fitting than they ever were. Similarly, Homer used the Trojan war to make The Iliad. Around 800 B.C., Homer wrote The Iliad. The Iliad contains distinct details that show that some outside inspiration was used. Homer’s inspiration for the Trojan war was the Mycenaean people. The similarities between the Mycenaeans during the war in Troy and the Achaeans in Homer’s The Iliad show that Homer inspired his epic from the historical events that…

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    between parents and children. While this specific love doesn’t have too many myths involving it, it is easy to explain because we all have a mother or father that we care for. One myth that shows affection between a parent and their child is the Trojan War. The battle of troy caused many fathers to lose their sons and many wives to lose their husbands. During the battle of troy Priam the king of troy felt so much pride and happiness to his son prince Hector. He felt that Hector had done a…

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    two 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…

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