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  • Trojan War

    Trojan War: Background Introduction: The Trojan War‚ which is dated from 1194-1184 B.C‚ is one of the most famous wars in the history of the world. The tactics used and the heroes involved in the Trojan War are probably the two biggest reasons why the war will always be remembered and studied. Achilles is at the center of the heroes that fought in the war‚ with the Trojan Horse being the controversial war tactic. However‚ the following few paragraphs will give some background information on

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    assisting our understanding of the Trojan War The Trojan War is one of the most legendary stories about warfare of all time. There has been much debate regarding the historical accuracy of sources about the war‚ leading many historians to disagree about whether the war actually occurred or not. Due to the lack of primary sources‚ the likelihood of some of the sources being untrue is very high‚ however there is too much uncovered evidence that supports the Trojan War’s existence to extinguish the idea

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  • The Trojan War

    Most wars take years and years to get into full motion that is why the Trojan War is so different from all the other wars. On January 1st is when the wedding took place‚ the 2nd Paris place judgement‚ the 3rd Paris went to visit the king of Sparta and while he is there he steal Helen and by the 5th of January the king of Sparta realizes that his wife is missing so he starts to search for her. When he found out on the 6th he had a army put together the next day. On January 7th Greeks declared war on

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  • The Trojan War

    In Search of the Trojan War The Trojan War was a war that was fought between the early Greeks‚ the Mycenaean’s and the people of Troy that lasted approximately ten years. It was a long‚ bloody‚ and destructive war that caused numerous tragedies‚ yet it was also a time for warriors to prove they were heroic and for the gods to step in and help. Although historians believe that many of the Trojan War stories could very well be myths‚ some historians are still looking for facts to support these

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    Was The Trojan War Just? The Trojan War was a Greek mythological war waged on account of the beautiful Helen‚ wife of the Spartan king Menelaus‚ being stolen from Greece by Paris‚ Prince of Troy. It is one of the most important‚ if not the most important‚ event in Greek mythology. The dispute originated from a quarrel between three goddesses‚ Athena‚ Hera‚ and Aphrodite. They were fighting to see who was the fairest among them. They were sent by Zeus to Paris in order for him to judge them

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    the Trojan War‚ the location of Troy is debatable and therefore there is little conclusive evidence to support the Iliad" For years the ancient story of Troy and the epic Trojan War has sparked dispute among archaeologists. Did it really happen? Was there a troy like the one Homer describes? What caused it? Historians are today still trying to prove the existence of troy and the Trojan War. Our main source of interest in troy and the Trojan War is the Iliad. It is an account of the war‚ describing

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    Did the Trojan War occur? The existence of a war in Troy is undeniable; however it is not the Trojan war of Homer’s Iliad. It is believed that Homer’s account may have been based on a real event therefore having some truth but due to the mythological nature of the source‚ the unreliability of oral transmission and the exaggerated romantic theme‚ the account is not a valid source for historians. Written evidence such as the Hittite records and the different theories presented by archaeologists

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    In the book The Trojan War‚ by Bernard Evslin‚ Ulysses and Agamemnon both contribute to the Greek’s victory. Many considered Ulysses to be the real brains behind the Greek forces. Although Agamemnon was the leader of the Greeks‚ many would say he was not a good one. Even though Agamemnon did some good deeds during the war‚ many of his actions caused problems‚ and Ulysses often had to come to his rescue. With Ulysses on the Greeks side they had amazing intelligence and bravery. Many great things

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  • Troy and the Trojan War

    Schliemann discovered the remains of the city in 1871. Archeological digs have brought up many truths about the history of Troy‚ and about the Trojan War‚ which supposedly occurred around 1250 B.C. The war is the subject of the epic poem‚ The Iliad by Homer‚ however‚ there are several theories regarding the existence of Troy and the events of the Trojan War. In 1871‚ Heinrich Schliemann‚ with the aid of geographical clues mentioned in The Iliad‚ discovered the legendary city of Troy on a coast

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  • Trojan War and Hecuba

    during the Trojan War‚ because she was married to King Priam of Troy. The play begins with the ghost of Hecuba’s son‚ Polydorus‚ telling the audience about how the Trojan War was weakening the city of Troy. Hecuba enters the stage telling her Trojan Chorus that she has had a dream with the ghost of Polydorus in it. Two soldiers appear‚ that morning‚ requesting for Polyxena. Polyxena is the last daughter of Hecuba. Polyxena was taking away to be sacrificed to the spirit of Achilles‚ a great Trojan soldiers

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