Trojan War

Timeline created by Eric Pierce
  • Mar 14, 1000

    Discord and the Apple

    Discord and the Apple
    Discord throws an apple for the fairest of the gods, and Hera, Aphrodite, and Artemis all want it
  • Mar 15, 1000

    Paris Chooses

    Paris chooses Aphrodite because he wants the fairest woman in the world
  • Apr 9, 1000

    Paris betrays Menelaus

    Paris betrays Menelaus by stealing his wife, Helen, and takes her back to Troy
  • Apr 25, 1000

    The Army Rises

    Menelaus calls up the Greek cheiftans, and they embark for Troy
  • May 6, 1000

    Agamemnon's Daughter

    Agamemnon sacrifices his daughter to Artemis in order to abate the winds so that the army can continue to Troy
  • May 28, 1000

    Army Lands

    After a long voyauge at sea, the army land in Troy. They find out that they will be fighting against Hector, second only to the great Achilles
  • Jun 3, 1000

    First Battle

    First Battle
    The first battle of the war in which Protesiaus dies first because he was first to land.
  • Jul 20, 1004

    The gods

    The gods
    By this point, the gods have taken sides in the war. Aphrodite, Artemis, Apollo, Ares, and Zeus side with Troy, while Hera, Athena, and Posiedon side with Greece
  • Aug 18, 1009

    The bulk of the war

    The war swayed back and forth for a period of nine years
  • Aug 19, 1009

    Agamemnon and Achilles

    Agamemnon and Achilles
    Agamemnon offends Achilles by taking his prize, and Achilles refuses to fight the Trojans as long as Agamemnon goes unpunished
  • Sep 16, 1009

    Attacks

    Zeus persuades Agamemnon to attack without Achilles, knowing that the Trojan will be more powerful
  • Sep 27, 1009

    Single Combat

    Menelaus meets Paris in single combat and defeats him. Both sides agree that Menelaus can take home Helen, but Hera makes a Trojan shoot at Menelaus. this infuriates the Greeks, who immediatly attack
  • Nov 4, 1009

    Diomedes

    Without Achilles, Diomedes and Ajax become the great heroes. Diomedes wonds Aphrodite and Ares in the same battle
  • Jan 5, 1010

    Hector, Zeus, and Hera

    Hector returns to the battle with blessings from Zeus. With Achilles gone, noone can stand against him. when Hera sees the Greeks about to lose, she seduces Zeus and puts him to sleep, thus removing Hectors blessing. This turns the tide of the battle.
  • Jan 10, 1010

    Zeus and Apollo

    Zeus is furious when he wakes up, and teams up with Apollo to drive the Greeks into the sea
  • Jan 15, 1010

    Patroclus and Achilles

    Achilles best friend Patroclus takes his armor and goes out to help the Greeks, but is slain by Hector. This prompts Achilles to emerge from seclusion, but not before his mother gives him armour made by Hephaestsus.
  • Jan 24, 1010

    Hector and Achilles

    Hector and Achilles
    Achilles takes it upon himself to slay Hector, and eventually kills him with help from Athena. However, this means Achilles will die soon, and he is shot by Paris.
  • Mar 7, 1010

    Bow of Hercules

    An oracle tells hte Greeks that they need the bow of Hercules to win, so they go back to the island on which they abandoned the owner of the bow, rescue him, and bring back the bow. The first thing the man with the bow does is kill Paris
  • Jul 1, 1010

    The Wooden Horse

    The Wooden Horse
    The Greeks realize that they haven't done any damage to the city, so they resort to trickery. Odysseus creates an enormous wooden horse and puts Greek troops inside of it. Thr Trojans take the Horse into the city, and at night the Greeks come out and kill everyone.