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 Trojan War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Trojan War was a war waged, according to legend, against the city of Troy in Asia Minor by the armies of the Achaeans, following the kidnapping (or elopement) of Helen of Sparta by Paris of Troy.
During the Trojan War, Xanthus, one of Achilles' horses, was rebuked by Achilles for allowing Patroclus to be killed.
The war is among the most important events in Greek mythology and was narrated in a cycle of epic poems of which only two, the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer, survive intact.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trojan_War   (3452 words)

  
 Trojan War - MSN Encarta
Trojan War, in Greek legend, famous war waged by the Greeks against the city of Troy.
Legendary accounts of the war traced its origin to a golden apple, inscribed “for the fairest” and thrown by Eris, goddess of discord, among the heavenly guests at the wedding of Peleus, the ruler of Myrmidons, and Thetis, one of the Nereids.
The tradition is believed to reflect a real war between the Greeks of the late Mycenaean period and the inhabitants of the Troad, or Troas, in Anatolia, part of present-day Turkey.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761556458/Trojan_War.html   (458 words)

  
 Heroes in the Trojan War
In the Trojan War, Achilles was regarded as the handsomest, the swiftest, the strongest and the bravest of the Greeks who fought in the Trojan War.
Trojan War, Odyssey, Death of Iphitus, Death of Heracles.
It was Helenus who told the Greeks of the requirements of winning the war, such as Neoptolemus and Philoctetes with the bow of Heracles was needed at Troy, the bones of Pelops need to be relocated and stealing the Palladium from the altar of Athena.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/heroes2.html   (8115 words)

  
 Trojan War articles on Encyclopedia.com
Trojan War TROJAN WAR [Trojan War] in Greek mythology, war between the Greeks and the people of Troy.
Achilles ACHILLES [Achilles], in Greek mythology, foremost Greek hero of the Trojan War, son of Peleus and Thetis.
Hector HECTOR [Hector] in Greek mythology, leader and greatest hero of the Trojan troops during the Trojan War.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/13066.html   (498 words)

  
 Troy - All About Turkey
Trojans found the horse and the ashes of the camp and pulled the horse into the city.
After the death of Trojan ally Memnon in a battle at the Scaeon gate, Paris strikes Achilles in his heel (the famous 'Achilles heel' comes from here), the only place where Achilles was vulnerable.
Then Menelaus army sailed to Asia Minor and attacked Teuthrania in Mysia opposite of Lesbos, but they had mistaken according to Trojan territory and the army were beaten at the mouth of the Caicus river and driven back to their ship by Telephus, king of Mysia and ally of Troy.
www.allaboutturkey.com /troy.htm   (1703 words)

  
 Trojan War: The Trojan Epic Wars and Troy
The Death of Hector in the Trojan War
The Enlistment of the Gods in the Trojan War
The Story of the Trojan War in mythology is told through passages from Homer's Illiad and the works of other classic poets.
www.2020site.org /trojanwar   (234 words)

  
 Trojan War
The war was fought between the Greeks and Trojans with their allies, upon a Phrygian city of Troy (Ilium), on Asia Minor (modern Turkey).
The Trojan War was the greatest conflict in the Greek mythology, a war that was to influences people in literature and arts for centuries.
However, Athena ignored the Trojan women's prayers and sacrifices, because of her enmity towards Paris and Troy, since the day of the Judgement of Paris.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/trojanwar.html   (10114 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - The Trojan War - History, Myth and Homer - Schliemann
The Trojan War: Literature and Legends From the Bronze Age to the Present by Diane P. Thompson.
Troy VII and the Historicity of the Trojan War
Challenges Homer's authority on the history and legends of the Trojan War, placing the Iliad and Odyssey in the context of the entire body of Greek epic poetry of the Archaic Age.
www.royalty.nu /legends/Troy.html   (2839 words)

  
 TROY
The false assumption that Troy and the Trojan War was waged near Hissarlik in Asia Minor (Turkey), where no traces of the Trojan war are found, dates back to the eighth century BC when the first Greeks settled on Turkey's west coast.
The war was not waged by Greeks and not caused by the abduction of Helen.
The Greeks did not know that the Trojans who once lived in that area were migrants, as the collective memory of this fact was lost during the Dark Ages (1200-750 BC).
www.troy-in-england.co.uk   (821 words)

  
 ZetaTalk: Trojan War
The Greek legends speak of the war at Troy, where a woman was so desired that legions of warriors were sent to free her.
At war, the citizens of Troy were not so naive as to allow in uninspected such an unexplained object.
A hand maiden of Helen's, one she kept in tight bondage of servitude, was the true cause of this battle, but Helen loudly announced before, during, and after that she was being sought after, and not hearing otherwise the historians wrote it thus.
www.zetatalk.com /myths/m05.htm   (273 words)

  
 The Trojan War :: Green Ronin Product Catalog
An overview of the Trojan War, from the abduction of Helen to the sack of Troy.
Trojan War: Roleplaying in the Age of Homeric Adventure, Green Ronin, Mythic Vistas, the Green Ronin logo, and the Mythic Vistas logo are trademarks of Green Ronin Publishing, LLC.
We have no reviews of The Trojan War in our database at this time.
www.greenronin.com /catalog/grr1405   (330 words)

  
 History of the Trojan War
The Trojan War might not have happened had not Telephus gone to Greece in the hopes of having his wound cured.
Telephus, in the course of the war, was wounded by Achilles.
After the war, Polyxena, daughter of Priam, was sacrificed at the tomb of Achilles and Astyanax, son of Hector, was also sacrificed, signifying the end of the war.
www.stanford.edu /~plomio/history.html   (1211 words)

  
 
Aeneas, the son of Anchises and the goddess Aphrodite and one of the important Trojan leaders in the Trojan War, fled from the city while the Greeks were destroying it, carrying his father, Anchises, his son Ascanius, and his ancestral family gods with him.
He told the Trojans that the horse was an offering to Athena and that the Greeks had built it to be so large that the Trojans could not bring it into their city.
In the tenth year of the war (where the narrative of the Iliad begins), Agamemnon insulted Apollo by taking as a slave- hostage the girl Chryseis, the daughter of Chryses, a prophet of Apollo, and refusing to return her when her father offered compensation.
webhome.crk.umn.edu /~sneet/WesCiv/TrojanWar.htm   (4241 words)

  
 Troyan War
The Trojan War is the main issue of the Iliad by Homer, and its later sequence is described in the Aeneid by Virgil.
The Trojan king Priam and most of his family were killed, Cassandra, his daughter, was raped and taken as slave to Greece, and Helen, whose abduction had started the war, returned to Menelaus.
The war took place between Achaeans and Trojans, and raged for ten years.
lib.haifa.ac.il /www/art/troyan.html   (390 words)

  
 TROJAN WAR
According to the Iliad, the Trojan War was about the return of Helen, an Argive woman, to her legitimate husband, Menelaus, an Akhaian lord.
It is at the time of the Trojan War (or better yet, at the time of the Fall of Troy, c.
www.homer.com.mx /Time_Line/Trojan_War.html   (73 words)

  
 MythNET - The Trojan War
This act was the Judgement of Paris, the reason why the Trojan War was fought.
Only one Greek, Sinon, remained behind to tell the Trojans that the horse was an offering of Athena and it needed to be inside the walls of Troy.
The Trojans told this as a sign from the gods and quickly dragged the horse into the city.
www.classicsunveiled.com /mythnet/html/trojan.html   (825 words)

  
 The Trojan War
The Greeks sailed to Troy, but the Trojans refused to return Helen and thus the war was on; but Troy was so well defended that all the Greeks could do was surround the city and wear them down slowly by a siege.
The connection between this story and the Trojan War is that one of the children engendered by this couple was the beautiful Helen, the woman who later sparked the war, as described below.
But there are some noteworthy stories of his life before the war began: first is the scene by Rubens showing the popular legend that his mother Thetis dipped him into the river Styx, which made him invulnerable to harm, except for the spot on his heel where she held him, hence the term 'Achilles' heel'.
www.uwm.edu /Course/mythology/1100/twar1.htm   (2882 words)

  
 Trojan War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Trojan War was a war waged, according to legend, against the city of Troy in Asia Minor by the armies of the Achaeans, following the kidnapping (or elopement) of Helen of Sparta by Paris of Troy.
During the Trojan War, Xanthus, one of Achilles' horses, was rebuked by Achilles for allowing Patroclus to be killed.
The ghost of Achilles appeared to the survivors of the war, demanding Polyxena, the Trojan princess, be sacrificed before anybody could leave.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trojan_War   (3612 words)

  
 Trojan War
This is the story of the Trojan War, the fight for Helen between the Royal House of Troy and the forces of Greece.
Well, I've been in love with the story of the Trojan War since studying the plot (but not the actual text) of the Iliad in seventh grade.
Note: At the end of the war, Aeneas attempted to kill Helen, but Aphrodite stopped him.
community.livejournal.com /trojan_war   (1264 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Trojan War: Books: Olivia E. Coolidge,Olivia E Coolidge
It includes all of the key tales from the Trojan War epic cycle, including the judgment of Paris, the death of Achilles, the stories of Ajax (Aias) and Philoctetes, the death of Paris, the fall of Troy, the death of Agamemnon, and the homecoming of Odysseus.
Though The Trojan War may be enjoyable for a very small audience for the most part readers will simply pass this book by and chose a more engaging title.
Olivia Coolidge's retelling of the Trojan War is the rotten apple in a library of golden ones.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0618154280?v=glance   (1508 words)

  
 Homer's Trojan War
The "Trojan Horse" as a wood mobile figure with men inside is curiously similar to the modern metal tank which is the primary tool of desert warfare.
I state this here not a political protest, which is abundant and can take care of itself, but as a suggestion that the treatment of the Trojan War which I am outlining is not only interesting in itself, but also timely in historical overview.
For the Trojan armies and coverage of sites on Asia we continue witho Book II 787-877, which is much shorter list, but there will be names here which can connect with Trojan side sites.
community.middlebury.edu /~harris/trojan.war.html   (2073 words)

  
 Category:Trojan War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is Trojan War.
There are 2 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Trojan_War   (68 words)

  
 HistoryWiz: The Trojan War
The one which most likely corresponds with the great war of the Achaeans is Troy VI, which was destroyed in 1260 BCE either by earthquake or by attack.
The short answer is "probably."Though for most of modern history, archeologists believed that the war was just a legend, today it is accepted that there probably was such a war.
The war took a toll on their civilization.
www.historywiz.com /trojanwar.htm   (578 words)

  
 Trojan War Resources
Troy VII and the Historicity of the Trojan War (Dartmouth)
What follows is a selection from Bulfinch's Mythology (Chapter XXVII, Part Two) which describes the Trojan War from the standpoint of Homer's Iliad.
While Neptune was thus aiding the Greeks and driving back the Trojans, Jupiter saw nothing of what was going on, for his attention had been drawn from the field by the wiles of Juno.
www.historyguide.org /ancient/troy.html   (4111 words)

  
 Was There a Trojan War?
Computer-modeling specialists have enabled the excavators of Troy to transform their raw data into a reconstruction of the citadel and lower city at the time of the Trojan War.
Furthermore, according to Hittite records, there were political and military tensions around Troy precisely during the thirteenth and early twelfth centuries B.C.--the supposed time of Homer's Trojan War.
If someone came up to me at the excavation one day and expressed his or her belief that the Trojan War did indeed happen here, my response as an archaeologist working at Troy would be: Why not?
www.archaeology.org /0405/etc/troy.html   (1338 words)

  
 Trojan War Net
Trojan War Who's Who | Paris &; Helen &; Achilles &; Cassandra &; Oenone | Hermes &; Menelaus &; Agamemnon &; Ganymede | Judgement of Paris &; The Tale of Arachne | The Tale of Hyacinthos | Mythological Family Trees | Trojan War Net Gallery | The Quiz | NEW!
Trojan War Net has just been added to the Heroes section of the Serebella.com directory, so I (nudge) highly recommend you visit it and take a look!
Also, it has been brought to my attention that some visitors don't know that Trojan War Net has its own domain name-- www.trojanwar.net-- which is a lot easier to remember than typing in all that stuff about www.angelfire.com/weird2/randomstuff.
www.angelfire.com /weird2/randomstuff   (268 words)

  
 Trojan War, Greek Mythology Link.
Now, on his way to the Trojan War the army landed in Tenedos and there a snake bit Philoctetes, and as the wound did not heal and nobody could endure the stench, they put him ashore on the island of Lemnos, with the Bow and Arrows of Heracles 1, which he had in his possession.
Trojans were called all those who were under the sway of Priam 1, whether they came from the city of Troy or not.
And when those who were inside the WOODEN HORSE thought that the Trojans were asleep, they opened the horse and came forth with their arms, lighted on the walls, and opened the gates for the rest of the army, which had already returned from Tenedos, the small island off the Troad, and landed.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/TrojanWar.html   (7779 words)

  
 Heroes in the Trojan War
In the Trojan War, Achilles was regarded as the handsomest, the swiftest, the strongest and the bravest of the Greeks who fought in the Trojan War.
Trojan War, Odyssey, Death of Iphitus, Death of Heracles.
After ten years of war, many Trojan would have gladly return Helen to the Menelaüs, but each time, Paris refused, with his father support.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/heroes2.html   (8115 words)

  
 Trojan War Quiz
As the cause of the Trojan War, it appears to deserve its name.
He was responsible for kidnapping Helen and starting the Trojan War.
Name the prominent Trojan hero who was slain by Achilles.
www.greatauk.com /wqtrojan.html   (511 words)

  
 Trojan War (1997)
As he frantically takes Los Angeles apart searching for a condom (yes, that's what "Trojan" in the title refers to) his best bud JLH is realizing she wants to be more than just friends.
Aside from the horrible case of envy I developed (Will Friedle got to kiss JLH both on and off-screen!) I had a lot of fun watching the result.
Will Friedle (of TV's "Boy Meets World, and at the time JLH's real-life boyfriend) plays a likable high school student who lucks out when the adorable little blonde he's tutoring (the sadly underexposed Marley Shelton) decides to give him a break.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0120376   (418 words)

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