The Trojan War by David Leftwich

  • Mar 17, 1000

    The Goddess of Discord, Eris was left out of the god's banquet

    To get back at the gods she threw a golden apple that said "for the fairest." The Goddesses fought over who was the fairest.
  • Mar 17, 1000

    Zeus sends the Goddesses to Paris

    Zeus sent them to decide who was the fairest
  • Mar 20, 1000

    The Goddesses' Bribes

    Aphrodite, Hera and Athena each bribed Paris. Aphrodite's bribe of the most beautiful women in the world won.
  • Mar 24, 1000

    Paris goes to get the fairest women in the world, Helen

    Paris goes to get the fairest women in the world, Helen
    Paris stole Helen from a man in Greece and went back to Troy
  • Mar 25, 1000

    The Greeks Retaliate

    The angry man tells the Greeks, and they get ready to attack. They need to retrieve their three best warriors, Odysseus, Achilles, and Thetis.
  • Mar 27, 1000

    The Greeks Attempt to Retrieve the 3 Warriors

    The Greeks forced Odysseus to join the army by force. The Greeks tricked Achilles into going. The Greeks did not get Thetis to go
  • Jul 25, 1000

    The Trojan War Starts

    Achilles, the Greek hero, and Hector, the Trojan hero, were told by Achilles' mom that they would die in this war.
  • Jul 26, 1000

    The War Stays at a Stalemate

    The fighting continued for nine years without anyone taking a clear advantage.
  • Mar 25, 1009

    The War Starts to Shift

    The Greek, Agamemnon, took a priest's daughter. The man whose daughter was taken prayed to Apollo. Apollo attacked the Greeks with fire until she was released.
  • Mar 27, 1009

    The Gods now Take Sides

    Hera, Athena, Apollo, Zeus, and Artemis favored the Trojans. Poseidon and Aphrodite favored the Greeks
  • Apr 2, 1009

    Zeus Tries to give the Trojans victory

    Zeus has the Trojans attack the Greeks while Achilles was sleeping. This forced the Trojans the leave Achilles behind. Achilles would not try catch up.
  • Apr 2, 1009

    Paris and Menelaus fight 1 on 1

    In the middle of the battle, Paris and Menelaus fight. Paris got hurt so Aprodite brought him through a cloud to Troy.
  • Apr 27, 1009

    Diomedes Defeats Ares

    Ares joined the Trojan side and pushed the Greeks back. Ajax and Diomedes were the best Greeks left. Then with the help of Athena, Diomedes drove a spear through Ares and defeated him.
  • May 18, 1009

    Zeus Gets Involved For the 2nd time

    Without Ares, the Trojans got pushed far back. Zeus then helped the Trojans and pushed the Greeks all the way back to their ships.
  • Jun 1, 1009

    Hera Gives the Greeks Some Time

    Hera distracts Zeus by kissing him and the Trojans got pushed back again.
  • Jun 26, 1009

    Achilles is Begged to Come Back and Join Greeks

    Some Greeks go to Achilles' camp where he has been the whole time to retrieve him. Achilles says no, but his best friend, Patroclus, said he would dress up as Achilles and fight.
  • Jul 2, 1009

    Achilles said he will avenge Patroclus

    Patroclus was killed by Hector. This angered Achilles and he said he was going back to war to kill Hector. This gave the Greeks a huge advantage.
  • Jul 23, 1009

    Hector is Killed

    Hector is Killed
    When Achilles returns to the Greeks, Athena tricks Hector into fighting Achilles. Achilles killed him and then stripped him of all of his possesions.
  • Aug 2, 1009

    Achilles Gets Killed

    Achilles Gets Killed
    Paris shot a guided arrow that killed Achilles.
  • Aug 6, 1009

    Ajax's Death

    Ajax's Death
    Ajax did not get Achilles' arms so he plotted against the army. Athena protected the army by tapping Ajax and making him go crazy. When he was crazy, he killed a whole field of cattle. When he woke up, he killed himself.
  • Sep 3, 1009

    The Greeks learn the key to victory

    The Greeks are told that they need Hercules' bow and arrow. The person who had it was left behind by them on an island.
  • Oct 15, 1009

    Odysseus convinces the man to come with them

    Once the man got to battle, he killed Paris.
  • Jan 8, 1010

    The Trojan Horse is Thought Up

    Odysseus made a horse that would sneek the army into Troy. They were going to say that the Greeks did not want the Trojans to take it so they would take it.
  • Jan 26, 1010

    The Trojan Horse is Used

    The Trojan Horse is Used
    A man from the Greeks told the Trojans that the Greeks left. They just sailed their boats out of view. Then the Trojans took the horse into Troy. At night, the Greeks Slaughtered the Trojans. Achilles' son killed the Trojan's king.
  • Jan 26, 1010

    Aeneas and Helen Escape

    Aeneas was Aphrodite's son so she transported him away from the massacre.
  • Jan 27, 1010

    Troy is Defeated

    With the death of Hector's son and the king, Troy was defeated.