The Trojan War

  • Feb 1, 1182

    Paris decided to give the apple to Aphrodite.

    Paris decided to give the apple to Aphrodite.
    Paris was offered 3 bribes from three different goddesses over which one of them to give the golden apple insccribed with the words "For the Fairest". When he accepts Aphrodite's bride, he is now owed the most beautiful woman in the world. The only problem is that she is already married.
  • May 2, 1182

    Paris Takes Helen, the most beautiful woman on earth.

    Paris Takes Helen, the most beautiful woman on earth.
    When Paris kidnaps her, he either does not know or overlooked the oath that all surrounding countries took when it came to for Helen to choose a suitor. It stated that no matter who Helen chose, the other countries would support her decision and back them in war in need be.
  • Jan 4, 1183

    War Begins

    A 9 year war breaks out
  • Dec 3, 1183

    Agemnon sacrifes his daughter

    Agemnon sacrifes his daughter
    While the Greek ships are sailong to Troy, they anger Artemis, who stops the North wind from blowing. To win back the goddess, Agemnon, chief of the Greeks, is forced to sacrifice his own daughter
  • Mar 5, 1184

    Thetis tells Zeus to give Trojans victory

    Thetis knows her son is fated to die at the battle of Troy, so natrually she wants to avoid having her son killed. The gods have also divided against each other; as the war has reached Olympus. Greeks- Hera, Athena, and Poseidon. Trojans- Aphrodie (becaue of Pairs), Ares, and Apollo.
  • Dec 6, 1184

    Agenmom kidnaps daugther of Trojan priest Apollo

    This gives the Trojans the advantage. Achilles does warn against this; but his advice is rethough when Apollo's fiery arrows rain down and nearly destroy the Greek army
  • Mar 7, 1186

    Agammenon frees Apollo's daughter, but demands replacement

    Agamenon finds his replacement in Achilles' prizes female captive, Briseis. This enrages Achilles and he withdrawls his troops from battle. After this the Greeks appear to be doomed, and Peace appears to be on the horizon.
  • Dec 8, 1187

    Patroclus, using Achiles' armor, enters battle

    Patroclus, Achilles' best friend, helps the Greeks by pretending to be Achilles (he has his armor on) and strike fear into the Trojans.
  • Dec 9, 1187

    Patroclus is defeated in battle by Hector

    Patroclus is defeated in battle by Hector
    After Partoclus is killed by Hector's spear, Achilles grieves terribly and returns to battle to avenge his death. Thetis (Achilles' mother) sees that she cannot keep her son out of battle forever, even if he is fated to die there, and gives him armor made by the god Hephaestus himself.
  • Dec 10, 1188

    Hector and Achilles face off

    Hector remains outsdide, wearing Achilles' army he took off Patroclus's dead body. Hector is defeated after Apollo leaves his side, while Achilles still has Hera on his. Achilles in so angry, he mutilates Hector's body.
  • Jan 11, 1189

    Paris kills Achilles with an arrow and help from Apollo

    Paris shoots an arrow and Apollo guides it to Achilles' one vulnerable spot; his heel. The story behind he weak spot is the when his mother, Thetis, was trying to make him invulnerable by dunking him in the River Styx, she forgot to submerge the heel by which she held him.
  • Mar 12, 1190

    Greeks give Achilles' armor to Odysseus

    The two Greatest Greek warriors remaining were Odysseus and Ajax, one of them was to recieve Achilles' armor. After Odysseus is chosen, Ajax begins plotting his revenge. His plot is interfered with by Athena, who makes his go crazy, Ajax then massacres some cattle, comes to his senses, and sadly, kills himself.
  • Dec 13, 1190

    Philoctetes kills Paris

    Philoctetes kills Paris
  • Dec 14, 1191

    Greeks come up with the idea for the Trojan horse

    Greeks come up with an idea to bring Troy down. They construct a horse and fill in with soldiers, hide their army just outside the city, and leave a man named Sinon behind. Sinon is pretending to be a traitor and tells the Trojans that the Greeks retreated and they left the horse as an offereing to Athena. He then says that the Greeks assumed that the Trojans would not take the horse inside the city, thus angering Athena. Trojans take the horse inside the city, thinking the better of them.
  • Jan 15, 1192

    Greeks use the horse to invade Troy

    Greeks use the horse to invade Troy
    Once darkness falls, the Greeks sneak out of the horse and open the Scaen gates. The army that had been waiting nearby then storms through and Troy is ramsacked and pillaged all night long.
  • Mar 16, 1192

    Troy is conquered

    Achilles' son kills Priam. Alll men are killed, women and children are separated and enslaved.