The Trojan War

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  • Sep 6, 1000

    Wedding of King Peleus and Thetis

    In 1000 bc. King Pelus and the sea nymph, Thetis were married. The couple neglected to invite Eris, the goddess of Discord. Out of spite she threw a golden apple intended for the most beautiful goddess. This started a debatebetween the goddess, eventually the most beautiful were decided to be Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera. Zues refused to choose between the three, and sent them to Paris, to be judged.
  • Sep 9, 1000

    The Judgement of Paris

    Paris was supposed to pick the fairest of the three. However the goddesss had him judge the bribes they offered him not their beauty. Athena tempted him with the offer of leading the to defeat the Greeks. Hera said she would make himthe king of Europe and Asia. Aphrodite promised the most beautiful in the world. Paris chose Aphrodite's bribe.
  • Sep 11, 1000

    The abduction of Helen of Troy

    Aphrodite led Paris the the fairest women, Helen of Troy. Unfortunatly Helen was already engaged to Menelaus. Paris, friends of Menelaus and Helen went to visit them. Eventually Menelaus had to go to Crete for a few days, and when he came back he found that Paris had stolen Helen.
  • Sep 21, 1000

    Menelaus Makes an Army

    Menelaus was so angry that Paris had taken Helen that he assembled an army from all over Greece. Two leaders tried to get out of joining. Odysessus and Achilles. Odysseus pretended he was crazy, but was proven to be sane by a messanger. Achilles was kept home from the war by his mother Thetis.However Odysessus later persuades him to join, Achilles goes on to be the best figThe army filled up a thousand ships and was said to be very strong. They sail to Troy where they begin to fight the Trojans.
  • Period: Sep 21, 1000 to Oct 4, 1000

    9 years of fighting

    The armies were very evenly matched and fought for ten years without a victory or defeat. Hector was the Trojan's champion, Achilles was the Greek's.
  • Period: Sep 27, 1000 to Oct 28, 1009

    9 years of fighting

    The Greeks and the Trojans fight for 9 years without either side making significant gains of losses. The champion of the Greek's in Achilles. The champion of the Trojans is Hector.
  • Nov 27, 1009

    Tide Briefly Turns In Favor of The Trojans

    The war was briefly in favor of the Trojans after a fight between Agamemnon and Achilles.The fight was over whether ther or not to Chryseis back to her father, an oracle of Apoollo.
  • Nov 30, 1009

    Achilles calls assembly

    Achilles tells chieftens that unless they can please Appollo the Greeks will lose the war. He brings a phrophet, Calhas, who says they have no chance of winning if they don't give Chryseis back to her father. The leaders of the army decide to give her back.
  • Dec 4, 1009

    Agamenon takes Briseis

    Angered that Cheyseis was taken from him, Agaamenon takes Briseis from Achilles. This upsets Achilles, who decides to leave the army.
  • Dec 12, 1009

    Thetis begs for end of war

    Thetis, Achilles mother,goes to Zeus and asks for the war to end, in favor of the Trojans.
  • Dec 22, 1009

    Agamenon's dream and the resulting battle

    The dream leads to a battle where Menelaus and Paris fight. Paris runs away. The war was considered over after, and won by the Greeks. However Hera was not satisfied, she wants Troy completley destroyed. So she gets Athena to convice a Trojan to shoot an arrow at the Greeks, starting the war again.
  • Dec 24, 1009

    Zues creates a plan

    To end the war Zues creates the following paln. He will send Agamenon a dream to attack the Trojans, without Achilles. Without their best fighter the Greeks would lose, and the wasr would be over.
  • Jan 2, 1010

    Trojans fall back

    The Greek diomedes kills many Trojans until he fights with Hector who is accompanied by Ares. Hera gets angry at Ares intervention, so she goes to earth and tells Diomedes to fight Ares. Diomedes injure Ares, causing the Trojans to fall back.
  • Jan 24, 1010

    Hector leads inbatle

    Hector, champion of the Trojans says goodbye to his family. He theen leads the Trojans into battle where they were assited by Zues. By the enf of the fight the Greeks were badly defeated and pushed back.
  • Jan 31, 1010

    Greeks almost leave Troy

    After there harsh defeat the Greeks were preparing to leave Troy, when a dhieften says there is still a chance they could win if they get Schilles back.
  • Feb 9, 1010

    Odysseus asks Achilles to come back

    Odysseus goes to Achilles to beg for him to return to the Greek army. Achilles flat out refuses
  • Feb 17, 1010

    Greeks get driven back

    The Greeks continue to lose and are pushed all the way back to their ships, their total defeat seems iminent.
  • Feb 25, 1010

    Hera takes control

    Seeing the Greeks lalmost lose, makes her take action. She makes Zues fall asleep. While he is sleeping, she makes the Greeks begin to win. She allows Ajax, a Greek, to throw Hector to the ground, making the Trojans easily defeatable. Zues wakes up and turns tide back in favor of Trojans.
  • Mar 3, 1010

    Appollo hellps Hector

    Appollo gives Hector special powers. Patroclus (Achilles best friend) goes to fight for Greeks. during the battle he is killed by Hector.
  • Mar 15, 1010

    Achilles gets revenge

    Achilles promises to get revenge for Patroclus's death. Thetis has Hepaestus make Achilles a special suit of armour. Hector is no match for Achilles rage or fighting skills, so he falls.
  • Mar 26, 1010

    Achilles last Battle

    Achilles fights one last battle for the Greeks, before he is shot in the foot (the only place he could be wounded
  • Mar 31, 1010

    Odysseus captures a phrophet

    Odysseus captuers a phrophet who tells the Greeks that they will not win the war unless they fight with the bow and arrow of Hercules. The Greeks retrive them and Pyrruhus kills Paris with them.
  • Apr 9, 1010

    Greek take image of Athena

    The Greeks steal an image of Athena to win war. Once they achieve this goal the Greeks become determined to win.
  • Apr 12, 1010

    Odysseus makes plan

    Odysseus makes a plan to sneak Greeks in and suprise Trojans. His plan is to build a hollow wooden horse in which the Greeks would hde in. They would then take Troy.
  • Apr 18, 1010

    Getting the horse in to Troy

    The Greeks pretend to sail away in defeat, Sinon tells the story and gets the horse into the city.
  • Apr 19, 1010

    Attack on Troy

    In teh middle of the night Greeks come out of the horse, burning and destroying Troy. Eventually the Trojans notice,and start fighting back. The Greeks sluaghtered the Trojans and ruined the city. By the next morning only one Trojan officer is alive.
  • Apr 20, 1010

    The end of Troy

    The trojans that are left are carried to slavery, Troy is lefts completley destroyed, with no citzens.