The Trojan War
Jan 1, 1000
Paris must choose the fairest goddess.Bribes-Athena-led victory to Trojans over Greeks
Hera-Made him Lord of Europe and Asia
Aphrodite-Gave him the fairest woman in the world-Helen!
He chose Aphrodite.
*Year is given in B.C.
Jan 2, 1000
Paris is invited to spend time with Helen and Menelous, her fiance.
Jan 3, 1000
Paris Steals Helen
Jan 4, 1000
Menelous Rounds Up GreekTrying to get Helen back form Paris, Menelous rounds up the Greeks to attack.
Jan 5, 1000
Odysseus and Achilles HideOdysseus tried to avoid the Trojan War by pretending he was insane. Achilles mother forced him to hide as a woman. Both were caught and forced to fight, however.
Jan 6, 1000
The Trojans briefly WinningThis was after a fight between Agamemnon and Achilles over giving back Chryseis back to er father, an oracle of Apollo.
Jan 7, 1000
Chryseis is Given BackThey are told that there is no way they will win the war if they do not give her back, so the leaders decide to comply.
Jan 8, 1000
Agamenon takes BriseisAngered that Cheyseis was taken from him, Agamenon takes Briseis from Achilles. Achilles gets angry and leaves the army.
Jan 9, 1000
Thetis Goes to ZeusThetis asks Zeus to end the war, in favor of Trojans.
Jan 10, 1000
Agemenon's DreamThe dream is about a battle where Menelaus and Paris fight. Paris runs away. The war was said to be over, and won by the Greeks. Hera was not satisfied, she wants Troy destroyed. So she gets Athena to convice a Trojan to shoot an arrow at the Greeks, starting the war again.
Jan 11, 1000
Zeus's PlanTo end the war, Zeus plans to send Agemenon a dream where Agemenon attacks without Achilles, and loses.
Jan 12, 1000
Hera is AngryThe Greek diomedes kill many Trojans until he fights with Hector who is with Ares. Hera gets angry at Ares, so she goes to earth and tells Diomedes to fight Ares. Diomedes injures Ares,and the Trojans to fall back.
Jan 13, 1000
Greeks are DefeatedHector leads Trojan into a battle with Zues's help, and Greeks are defeated.
Jan 14, 1000
Greeks Continue to LoseThe Greeks continue to lose, and their defeat seems probable.
Jan 15, 1000
Apollo Helps Hector, and then RevengeAppollo gives Hector special powers. Achille's best friend fights for the Greeks, but is killed by Hector. Achilles swears to get revenge, and Thetis has Hepaestus make Achilles a special suit of armour. Hector is not good enough for Achilles rage or fighting skills, so he is killed.
Jan 16, 1000
Achilles is ShotAchilles fights one more time for Greeks, before he is shot in the foot, the only place he could be hurt.
Jan 17, 1000
Hera Takes OverSeeing the Greeks losing makes her angry, so she makes Zeus fall asleep. While he is sleeping, he allows Ajax, a Greek, to throw Hector to the ground, making the Trojans easily defeatable. Zeus wakes up and tturns in favor of Trojans.
Jan 18, 1000
Odysseus Steals ProphetOdysseus steals 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 retrives it and Pyruhus kills Paris with them.
Jan 19, 1000
Greeks steal Picture, Odysseus Makes PlanThe Greeks steal an adored picture of Athena to win war, and become determined, so 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.
Jan 20, 1000
Horse enters Troy and They are AttackedThe Greeks pretend to sail away in defeat, Sinon tells story to get the horse into Troy. In the middle of the night Greeks come out of the horse, burning and destroying Troy. Troy is destroyed.
King Pelius and Thetis WedHowever, they didn't invite Eris, the goddess of Discord. Out of spite she threw a golden apple intended for the most beautiful goddess. This started an argument between 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.