The Trojan War

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Wedding of King Pelius and Thetis

    Eris, the Goddess of Discord, was the only god uninvited. She threw a golden apple into the wedding that said "For the Fairest". Aphrodite, Athena, and Hera all wanted the apple, but Zeus would not choose between them.
  • Jan 2, 1000

    Judgment of Paris

    Paris, Prince of Troy, must choose which god is the fairest. He chooses Aphrodite because she promises him the most beautiful woman in the world.
  • Jan 3, 1000

    Paris goes to visit King Menelaus of Sparta

    His wife, Helen, was the most beautiful women in the world.
  • Jan 4, 1000

    Paris steals Helen

    King Menelaus goes to Crete. While he is gone, Paris steals Helen and brings her back to Troy.
  • Jan 5, 1000

    Menelaus finds that Helen is gone

    He calls for the Greek army to go to Troy and bring her back.
  • Jan 6, 1000

    Odysseus and Achilles Avoid the Army

    Odysseus and Achilles Avoid the Army
    Odysseus pretends to be insane, but is caught. Achilles dresses up as a woman, but is also caught, and must join the army.
  • Jan 7, 1000

    Trojan War Begins

    Trojan War Begins
  • Jan 8, 1000

    Fight over Chryseis

    Chyseis is taken from her father and brought to the Greek Agamemnon.
  • Jan 9, 1000

    Chryseis's Father Prays to Apollo

    Chryseis's Father Prays to Apollo
    Apollo attacks the Greeks for Chyseis's father. Achilles tells Agamemnon to give back Chryseis.
  • Jan 10, 1000

    Agamemnon steals Achilles maiden as revenge

  • Jan 10, 1000

    Achilles leaves the Greeks

    After Agamemnon stole his woman.
  • Jan 11, 1000

    Gods begin to take sides

    Zeus favors the Trojans. He sends a lying dream to Agamemnon that said that he would win if he attacked.
  • Jan 12, 1000

    Menelaus battles Paris for revenge

    Paris is defeated, but Aphrodite saves him.
  • Jan 13, 1000

    Ares fights with the Trojans

    Ares fights with the Trojans
    The Greek Diomedes is helped by Hera and defeats him.
  • Jan 14, 1000

    The Trojan Hector begins to Destroy the Greeks

  • Jan 15, 1000

    Patroclus, Achilles' friend, is killed by Hector

  • Jan 15, 1000

    Achilles fights again to Avenge Patroclus

    Achilles kills Hector.
  • Jan 15, 1000

    Achilles drives the Trojans back into Troy

    He dies in the battle.
  • Jan 16, 1000

    The Trojan Horse

    The Trojan Horse
    Odysseus creates a plan to build a giant wooden horse. He and some other Greeks hide inside of it.
  • Jan 17, 1000

    The Trojans bring the horse into the city

  • Jan 18, 1000

    The Greeks come out of the horse at night

    They open the gates of Troy and let the rest of the Greek army inside.
  • Jan 19, 1000

    The Greek Army Destroys Troy