• Jun 28, 1001

    Wedding of King Peleus and Theits

    This is when the initial conflict begins. If it wasn't for this event, the war would not have ensued.
  • Jun 28, 1001

    Eris introduces the Golden Apple

    Due to her not being invited to the wedding, Eris creates a golden apple with the inscription "For the Fairest". Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite are the top three goddessees that will be chosen to be the fairest.
  • Jun 29, 1001

    Paris Judges the Goddesses

    Paris Judges the Goddesses
    Paris is chosen to be the judge of the goddesses. Each goddess proposes a bribe to the man. Hera promises power, Athena promises battle success, and Aphrodite promises the most beautiful woman in the world.
  • Jun 29, 1001

    Aphrodite is chosen as the Fairest

    Paris chooses Aphrodite and she informs him of who his woman is. Her name is Helen and she is the wife of the King of Sparta.
  • Jul 2, 1001

    Helen is Abducted from the King of Sparta

    Paris abducts Helen and takes her back to Troy to be his wife.
  • Jul 5, 1001

    Odysseus, Achilles, and the Greek Army set off for Troy

    As the Greeks make their way to Troy, the fleet of ships anger Artemis, who stops the winds from blowing and halts their journey.
  • Period: Jul 15, 1001 to Jun 28, 1010

    Trojan War

    As the Greeks arrive at Troy, the Trojan War begins.
  • Jul 20, 1002

    Agamemnon Kidnaps the Daughter of a Priest

    Achilles warned the Greeks about this and they are almost destroyed by one of Apollo's fiery arrows because this Priest was a priest of Apollo.
  • Jul 26, 1002

    Achilles Withdraws his Troops

    Out of anger, Achilles withdraws his troops. The Greeks are doomed.
  • Jul 31, 1003

    The Gods Take Sides

    Trojan: Aphrodite, Ares, Apollo, Artemis
    Greek: Hera, Athena, Poseidon
    Neutural: Zeus (Turned Trojan)
  • Aug 5, 1003

    Menelas Defeats Paris

    Greek victory, but Paris is healed by Aphrodite Truce is called by both sides
  • Dec 10, 1003

    Truce Broken- Fighting Continues

    Hera makes Pandarus break the truce. Battle ensues
  • Mar 28, 1004

    Zeus Comes and Fights for the Trojans

    The Greeks were in a steady pace to win the war, but Zeus comes down from Olympus and begins fighting with the Trojans.
  • Apr 4, 1004

    Greeks are taking Heavy Losses

    The Greeks are being pushed closer and closer to their ships. WIth Achilles not looking like he will return, the Greeks feel the fight is almost over.
  • Feb 14, 1006

    Hera Seduces Zeus

    In an attempt to give the Greeks an advantage, Hera takes Zeus and seduces him to get him off the battlefield.
    Ajax nearly kills Hector
  • Feb 17, 1006

    Zeus Commands Poseidon to Abandon the Greeks

    As Zeus realizes what Hera has done, he commands Poseidon to stop aiding the Greeks. Poseidon obeys and the Trojans press forward.
  • Mar 1, 1007

    Patroclus Enters Battle

    Since Achilles would not reenter battle, Patrclus took Achilles' armor and dressed himself in it, leading the Myrmidons into battle. Hector then comes as the fight occurs and kills Patroclus.
  • Mar 3, 1007

    Thetis allows Achilles to Reenter Battle

    Realizing she can't hold her son back any longer, Thetis allows Achilles to go back and fight for Patroclus. Achilles is given armor that was made by Hephaestus himself.
  • Apr 11, 1008

    Trojans Retreat Into City Walls

    Trojans Retreat Into City Walls
    Leaving Hector outside the gates, the Trojans retreat inside their impenetraible walls through the Scaean Gates.
  • Apr 13, 1008

    Hector and Achilles Fight

    Hector and Achilles Fight
    Wearing Achilles armor, Hector waits for his opponent. As the fight begins Hector realizes that Apollo is gone from his side and that Achilles has Athena at his side. Hector then begins to run until he is tricked into stopping.
  • Apr 14, 1008

    Achilles Kills Hector

    After fierce fighting, Achilles kills Hector, and drags his body around on the ground, mutilating it. Hector is then given a proper funeral after Achilles realizes what he has done.
  • Feb 22, 1009

    Prince Memnon Comes To Battle

    To replace Hector Memnon enters into battle and gives the Trojans the upper hand.
  • Mar 5, 1009

    Memnon is Killed By Achilles

    Memnon is Killed By Achilles
    Achilles and Memnon fight and Memnon is killed, causing a Trojan retreat.
  • Mar 16, 1009

    Greeks Find Out How To Win

    Helenus tells the Greeks to get Hercules' bow and arrow. That is the only way to win.
  • Jun 5, 1010

    Paris is Killed By Philoctetes

    Paris is Killed By Philoctetes
    Philoctetes is given the bow and arrow, He then goes and right away, kills Paris.
  • Jul 2, 1010

    Greeks sneak into Troy and Steal The Palladium

    An image of Athena, called the Palladium, was stolen by the Greeks so that the Trojans would not be protected anymore.
  • Aug 5, 1010

    The Greeks Build the Trojan Horse

    The Greeks Build the Trojan Horse
    Odysseus suggests the Greeks build a large wooden horse as a fake offering to the Trojans and have the army sneak in at night.
  • Aug 22, 1010


    The plan is a success and the Greeks massacre the Trojan, with the final blow being to throw Hector's son, Astyanax, off the city wall.