The Trojan War Pages 194-227 Aric Kotarski, Seth Eagleson, Grant Gish, Will Coleman, Shayan Khokhar, and Peter Rusche

  • The Fall of Troy

    The Fall of Troy
    Because of Sinon, the Greeks were inside of the walls of Troy, hiding out in a large wooden horse. At night, the Greeks came out, and after briefly praising Sinon, they went off into the city and began burning buildings. This event was significant because this was the end of the war, when the Greeks finally conquered and took down the great city of Troy.
  • The Death of Deiphobus

    The Death of Deiphobus
    When the Greeks went into Troy in the Trojan horse, Menelaus was one of the ones who went out into the city and started burning buildings. However, he stopped at the man's house who had taken his wife, Deiphobus. In the middle of the night, Menelaus hacked Deiphobus to pieces. This is important because Deiphobus was Helen's protector in the city of Troy.
  • Priam's Death

    Priam's Death
    Pyrrhus, Achilles' son, was another man in the attack on Troy. Pyrrhus went into Priam's house, and first killed Priam's son. Next, after Priam told Pyrrhus that he had a heart of stone, Pyrrhus stabbed Priam in the chest and killed him. This is an important event because Priam was the leader of Troy.
  • Aeneas' Flight

    Aeneas' Flight
    Aeneas had been told years before by the gods that he would start a new generation of men. During the attack on Troy, Aeneas bravely led a group of Trojans to kill many Greeks. However, once Aeneas saw that hope was lost, he took his soldiers and anyone else he could find and escaped the city. This is important because the gods prophecy about Aeneas became fulfilled.
  • Hecuba and Her Daughters

    Hecuba and Her Daughters
    After the death of Priam, his wife, Hecuba, was captured along with her daugters. They all were told about the places they would be going after the war was over, from being sacrificed to being a servant. This is important because Hecuba and her daughters, although leaders of Troy, became seperated.
  • Polyxena Gets Sacrificed

    Polyxena Gets Sacrificed
    Some Trojan women are taken captive by the Greeks after the fall of Troy and one of them is Polyxena. She was to be sacrificed at the tomb of Achilles. This is a main point becasue she was one of Hecuba's daughters.
  • Hector's Baby

    Hector's Baby
    The Greeks take Hector and Andromache's baby and throw him off the tallest tower in the city of Troy. After this Andromache is distraught and hates the Greeks even more. This is important becasue she plans to kill the Greeks later.
  • Hector's Wife

    Hector's Wife
    Hector's now widowed wife, Andromache, is forced to marry Pyrrhus, son of Achilles. She plots with a cousin to slay Pyrrhus. She succeeds and then marries Helenus.
  • After 10 years of fighting the Greeks sailed back home.

    After 10 years of fighting the Greeks sailed back home.
    After the Greeks have finally burned Troy to the ground, they decide to go back home. This is a key point because on the home each one of the Greek ships get caught in a storm that Posiedon made, and get seperated from the rest of the army. Now they have to find each other and get back to Greece.
  • Agamemnon's "New" Wife

    Agamemnon's "New" Wife
    Agamemnon decides that he is in love with Cassandra and then plans to leave his wife Clytemnestra. Little does he know this is decision will be the downfall of him. This is a good point becasue it shows why Clytemnestra might kill him.
  • Ajax Oileus

    Ajax Oileus
    Ajax's whole crew is drowned by the angered gods and by some miracle Ajx survives and makes it to an island. He stands on the rocky shore and brags to the gods that he evaded them and that he is better than them. This makes Poseidon so mad he makes the biggest Tsunami and drowns Ajax and destroys where he was once standing.
  • Agamemnon's Death

    Agamemnon's Death
    King Agamemnon returns home as an honored hero for defeating the Trojans and is awarded with a huge ceremony and much applause. His wife Clytemnestra gets jealous when she learns that he is going to leave her for Cassandra. She pretends that she is happy to see him again, but then she avenges Iphigenia's sacrifice by killing Agamemnon when he is taking a bath and then kills Cassandra too.
  • Odysseus

    While the great Greek hero Odysseus is returning home his ships are also scattered and he and his crew are held captive by the sea-nymph Calypso. This is important becasue it shows why Odysseus took so long to get home to Greece.
  • Menelaus

    On the way home when the Greek's ships are scattered by the gods Meneluas and his wife Helen are ship wrecked in Egypt. While they are stuck in the desert waste land they get remarried.
  • Menelaus's Discovery

    Menelaus's Discovery
    King Menelaus becomes angered by what happened to him and plans to capture the sea god Proteus while he is getting a drink. Once he is captured he demands to know how to get home to Sparta and he then learns what has happened to Odysseus, Ajax Oileus, and Agamemnon. He also is told that he must make offerings for a fair wind and then he is able to return home.
  • The Spartan's Struggle Ends

    The Spartan's Struggle Ends
    While King Menelaus was in Troy, the Spartans had struggled with starvation and had been in hard times. When King Menelaus returned he was able to help the Spartans end their starvation and thrive again.
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