Odysseus

the trojan war

  • 1000 BCE

    1 january 1000, wedding of king pelius and thetis

    king pelius and thetis are married
  • Jan 1, 1000

    wedding of king pelius and thetis

    king pelius and thetis are married
  • Jan 2, 1000

    2 jan 1000, judgement of paris

    paris needs to give a golden apple to the fairest godess of them all, aphrodite tells him that if he gives her the apple , she will give hime helen, the most beautiful woman on earth. little does he know that helen is already married to king menalaus of sparta.
  • Jan 2, 1000

    judgement of Paris

    Paris is told to give a golden apple to the fairest goddess. aphrodite tells Paris that if he gives her the apple she will give him helen, the most beautiful woman on earth. she doesnt tell him that helen is married to king menalaus of sparta
  • Jan 3, 1000

    3 jan 1000, paris goes to visit king menalaus of sparta; abduction of helen

    while king menalaus is away, paris abducts helen and brings her back to troy. when menalaus asks for paris to give helen back, paris refuses. thus starts the trojan war.
  • Jan 3, 1000

    paris visits kingdom of menalaus; abducts helen

    while king menalaus is away, paris abducts helen and takes her back to troy. when menalaus asks for helen back, paris refuses, thus starting the trojan war.
  • Jan 4, 1000

    melanaus invokes the oath of tyndareus

    menalaus swears to bring helen back to greece. achilles and odysseus are captured and forced to fight for greece.
  • Jan 4, 1000

    menalaus invokes oath of tyndareus.

    menalaus swears to bring helen back to greece. odysseus and achilles are captured and forced to fight.
  • Jan 5, 1000

    an army is assembled

    when everyone is prepared to leave, artemis causes a great wind because she is upset and can only be pleased by the sacrifice of a royal maiden. agamemnon sacrifices his own daughter so the ships can set sail to troy
  • 1010

    an army is assembled.

    artemis send a strong wind because she is upset and can only be pleased by the sacrifice of a royal maiden. agamemnon sacrifices his own daughter so the ships could sail.
  • Jan 5, 1010

    the troops arrive at troy.

    after ten years, the troops finally arrive at troy. menalaus fights Paris for helen and wins. aphrodite then rescues Paris and takes him away. then athena prevents the trojans from surrendering helen
  • Jan 6, 1010

    the death of patroclus

    patroclus wants to rally the greek army with achilles armor, but is killed by hector who mistakes him for achilles
  • Jan 7, 1010

    the death of hector

    angered over the death of his friend, achilles kills hector.
  • Jan 8, 1010

    the greek army retreats.

    after killing hector, achilles gets shot in the heel by paris. the greeks retreat to plan their next move.
  • Jun 5, 1010

    THE TROJAN HORSE

    odysseus comes up with te idea of giving the trojans a giant wooden horse with them hidden inside. once inside they massacre everyone.
  • Jun 7, 1010

    Paris surrenders; end of war

    after the massacre, Paris surrenders himself to the greeks, ending the war once and for all
  • 1020

    the troops arrive at troy.

    after 10 years , the troops finally arrive at troy. menalaus fights paris and wins, but aphrodite recues paris and takes him away. athena then prevents the trojans from surrendering helen.
  • 1020

    the death of patroclus

    patroclus wants to use achilles armor to rally the greeks but he is killed by hector, who thought he was achilles.
  • 1020

    the death of hector

    after patroclus is killed, achilles is angtry over the death of his friend. he kills hector.