Trojan War by Juan Perales

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Wedding of King Pelius and Thetis

    Eris, The Goddess of Discord, was the only god uninvited. she threw a golden apple into the wedding that said "For the Fairest", Aphrodite, Athena, and Hera all wanted her apple, but Zeus would not choose between them
  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to Jan 19, 1000

    The Trojan War

  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to Jan 19, 1000

    Trojan War

  • Jan 2, 1000

    Judgement of Paris

    Zeus claimed that Paris, prince of Troy and thought to be the most beautiful man alive, would act as the judge.
    Hermes went to Paris, and Paris agreed to act as the judge.
  • Jan 3, 1000

    Paris goes to visit King Menelaus of Sparta

    In Sparta, Menelaus, husband of Helen, treated Paris as a royal guest. However, when Menelaus left Sparta to go to a funeral, Paris abducted Helen and also carried off much of Menelaus' wealth.
  • Jan 4, 1000

    Melelaus finds out Paris had been taken Helen

    Menelaus, however, was outraged to find that Paris had taken Helen. Menelaus then called upon all of Helen's old suitors, as all of the suitors had made an oath long ago that they would all back Helen's husband to defend her honor.
  • Jan 5, 1000

    Troy would not be taken unless Acheilles would fight

    Many of the suitors did not wish to go to war. Odysseus pretended to be insane but this trick was uncovered by Palamedes. Achilles, though not one of the previous suitors, was sought after because the seer Calchas had stated that Troy would not be taken unless Achilles would fight.
  • Jan 6, 1000

    Agamemnons Inspection

    The Greek fleet assembled, under Agamemnon's inspection, in Aulis. However, Agamemnon either killed one of Diana's sacred stags or made a careless boast. Either way, Diana was outraged and she calmed the seas so that the fleet could not take off.
  • Jan 7, 1000

    Curing of Telephus

    The Trojan War might not have happened had not Telephus gone to Greece in the hopes of having his wound cured. Telephus had been told by an oracle that only the person who wounded him (in this case, Achilles) could cure him. Achilles assented and Telephus told the Greeks how to get to Troy.
  • Jan 8, 1000

    Search of Troy

    The seer Calchas proclaimed that Iphigenia, daughter of Agamemnon, must be sacrificed before the fleet could set sail. This was done, and the Greek ships set off in search of Troy.
  • Jan 9, 1000

    Landing in Mysia

    Finding Troy proved difficult, however, and the Greek fleet at first landed in Mysia. According to Herodotus, the Greeks were under the impression that Helen had been taken by the Teuthranians (Teucrians), and though the Teuthranians denied such allegations, the Greeks layed siege to the city. The Greeks ultimately prevailed, but suffered heavy casualties at the hands of Telephus, king of the Teuthranians, and, at the end, were still without Helen. Telephus, in the course
  • Jan 10, 1000

    war begins

    The first nine years of the war consisted of both war in Troy and war against the neighboring regions. The Greeks realized that Troy was being supplied by its neighboring kingdoms, so Greeks were sent to defeat these areas.
  • Jan 10, 1000

    war starts

    As well as destroying Trojan economy, these battles let the Greeks gather a large amount of resources and other spoils of war, including women
  • Jan 11, 1000

    Greeks break the walls of Troy

    The Greeks won many important battles and the Trojan hero Hector fell, as did the Trojan ally Penthesilea. However, the Greeks could not break down the walls of Troy.
  • Jan 12, 1000

    Achilles felled by paris

    Patroclus was killed and, soonafter, Achilles was felled by Paris.
  • Jan 13, 1000

    Priam captured by Odesseus

    elenus, son of Priam, had been captured by Odysseus. A prophet, Helenus told the Greeks that Troy would not fall unless: Pyrrhus, Achilles' son, fought in the war,The bow and arrows of Hercules were used by the Greeks against the Trojans,The remains of Pelops, the famous Eleian hero, were brought to Troy, and The Palladium, a statue of Athena, was stolen from Troy
  • Jan 14, 1000

    Pyrrhus joins the war

    Phoenix persuaded Pyrrhus to join the war. Philoctetes had the bow and arrows of Hercules, but had been left by the Greek fleet in Lemnos because he had been bitten by a snake and his wound had a horrendous smell. Philoctetes was bitter, but was finally persuaded to join the Greeks. The remains of Pelops were gotten, and Odysseus infiltrated Trojan defenses and stole the Palladium.
  • Jan 15, 1000

    Trojan horse

    One man, Sinon, was left behind. When the Trojans came to marvel at the huge creation, Sinon pretended to be angry with the Greeks, stating that they had deserted him. He assured the Trojans that the wooden horse was safe and would bring luck to the Trojans.
  • Jan 15, 1000

    Trojan Horse

    Still seeking to gain entrance into Troy, clever Odyssey ordered a large wooden horse to be built. Its insides were to be hollow so that soldiers could hide within it.Once the statue had been built by the artist Epeius, a number of the Greek warriors, along with Odysseus, climbed inside. The rest of the Greek fleet sailed away, so as to deceive the Trojans.
  • Jan 15, 1000

    Trojan Horse

    Still seeking to gain entrance into Troy, clever Odysseus ordered a large wooden horse to be built. Its insides were to be hollow so that soldiers could hide within it.
  • Jan 16, 1000

    Trojans thinking victory

    Only two people, Laocoon and Cassandra, spoke out against the horse, but they were ignored. The Trojans celebrated what they thought was their victory, and dragged the wooden horse into Troy.
  • Jan 17, 1000

    Slaughtering of the Trojans

    That night, after most of Troy was asleep or in a drunken stupor, Sinon let the Greek warriors out from the horse, and they slaughtered the Trojans. Priam was killed as he huddled by Zeus' altar and Cassandra was pulled from the statue of Athena and raped.
  • Jan 18, 1000

    Greeks return home

    With no where else to turn, the Greeks returned home.
    The Trojan War might not have happened had not Telephus gone to Greece in the hopes of having his wound cured. Telephus had been told by an oracle that only the person who wounded him (in this case, Achilles) could cure him. Achilles assented and Telephus told the Greeks how to get to Troy.
  • Jan 19, 1000

    Ending of the war

    After the war, Polyxena, daughter of Priam, was sacrificed at the tomb of Achilles and Astyanax, son of Hector, was also sacrificed, signifying the end of the war.