Troy

Trojan War by sean nixon

  • Jan 1, 1000

    wedding of king pelius and thetis

    wedding of king pelius and thetis
    ''The wedding was planned by Zeus himself and took place on Mt.
    Pelion. Mortals and immortal
    s alike were invited and all were required to bring
    gifts. Poseidon gave Peleus a
    pair of immortal horses, named Balius
    & Xanthus.''
  • Jan 2, 1000

    judgement of paris

    judgement of paris
    ''The Judgement of Paris is a story from Greek mythology which was one of the events that led up to the Trojan War and to the foundation of Rome.''
  • Jan 3, 1000

    paris visits king menelaus

    paris visits king menelaus
    ''feasting with his many clansmen in honor of the wedding of his son, and also of his daughter, whom he was marrying to the son of that valiant warrior Achilles''.
  • Jan 4, 1000

    duel of paris and menelaus

    duel of paris and menelaus
    ''The armies being ready to engage, a single combat is agreed upon, between Menelaus and Paris for the determination of the war. Iris is sent to call Helen to watch the fight.''
  • Jan 5, 1000

    eris' wrath

    eris' wrath
    Eris was the only god to not be invited to the wedding so she came to the wedding disguised anyway and threw an apple amongst the crowd with an inscription marking it as : “For the Fairest.
  • Jan 5, 1000

    the argument of the fairest

    the argument of the fairest
    Three goddesses, Olympians, Athena, goddess of war and wisdom, Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty and Hera , the queen of the gods claimed it for themselves fighting over it . Unable to come to an agreement they decided to turn over their fight to Zeus. Zues not being able to decide passes it on to paris
  • Jan 5, 1000

    paris' decision

    Hera promised to make him the king of all Asia Minor and Europe . Athena promised him great wisdom and to make him an outstanding and exemplary military general and commander . Aphrodite went last promising him as his prize should he pick her : the love of the most beautiful woman in the world who was Helen . Paris contemplated his options and chose to award the apple to Aphrodite
  • Jan 5, 1000

    aphrodite

    Aphrodite bewitched her and Helen left Sparta secretly with Paris . See the problem is that Helen was the Queen of Sparta and was already married politically to Menelaus , the King of the Sparta . Menelaus , angry at the “stealing of his bride” , sought to punish Troy for Paris’ actions .
  • Jan 6, 1000

    aphrodite

    aphrodite
    '' Aphrodite bewitched her and Helen left Sparta secretly with Paris See the problem is that Helen was the Queen of Sparta and was already married politically to Menelaus the King of the Sparta Menelaus angry at the stealing of his bride sought to punish Troy for Paris’ actions ''
  • Jan 6, 1000

    wedding of helen

    When Helen had reached the of marriage there was so much debate over who would be given in marriage to her that all the suitors had to agreed to a pact that whoever was chosen to be Helen’s husband they would honor the decision
  • Jan 7, 1000

    wedding of helen

    When Helen had reached the timr of marriage there was so much debate over who would be given in marriage to her that all the suitors had to agreed to a pact that whoever was chosen to be Helen’s husband they would honor the decision
  • Jan 7, 1000

    the abduction

    the abduction
    should anyone attempt to deprive the husband of his bride they would all at once bring their arms and go to war to aveng him . Menelaus consulted his brother the greedy lustful and spiteful Agamemnon who was the King of Argos . Agamemnon chose to support his brother as he had wanted to sack and invade Troy for quite a while since he was jealou of the country's great riches and value and Helens abduction gave him a necessary excuse to do so and so the war began .
  • Jan 8, 1000

    helens abduction/beginning

    should anyone attempt to deprive the husband of his bride they would all at once bring their arms and go to war to avenge him . Menelaus consulted his brother the greedy lustful and spiteful Agamemnon who was the King of Argos . Agamemnon chose to support his brother as he had wanted to sack and invade Troy for quite a while since he was jealous of the country’s great riches and value and Helens abduction gave him a necessary excuse to do so and so the war began .