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The Trojan War

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Lucas Petersen

on 10 May 2016

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Transcript of The Trojan War

Golden Apple
- Eris, goddess of strife
+) brings golden apple
+) inscribed with words
"to the fairest "
The Trojan War
Competition for the Golden Apple
- Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite all wanted the apple
- Asked Paris (son of the king of Troy) to decide
- They each tried bribery
- Hera = power; Athena = wisdom; Aphrodite = most beautiful woman (on earth)
- Paris chose Aphrodite
Helen (Queen of Sparta)
- Paris met Helen,fell in love with the help of Aphrodite
- Menelaus (King of Sparta) wanted her back
- Greek rulers wanted her back
- Menelaus went to his brother, Agamemnon
Trojan Horse
- Greeks finished the wooden horse, that had soldiers inside
+)Greeks pretended to give the horse to Trojans, as a present
+) brought in the gates of Troy
+) Greek soldiers came out from the horse, opened the city door, and led the Greek soldiers in
- Greeks decide to siege Troy
- walls were not breakable
- Agamemnon = powerful King
- Achilles = Superior warrior
- Odysseus (king of Ithaca) = cleverest
-Odysseus made a plan to make a giant wooden horse
Way back Home
Trojan Horse
- Because of the brutal+violent battle,
the gods were mad
- made journey back home hard
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Invasion
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