Trojan war timeline by Richard Delgado

Timeline created by Altus Students
In History
  • 1,000 BCE

    Wedding of King Pelius and Thetis

    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 the apple, but Zeus would not choose between them.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Judgment of Paris

    Judgment of Paris
    Paris, Prince of Troy, must choose which god is the fairest. He chooses Aphrodite because she promises him the most beautiful woman in the world.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Paris goes to visit King Menelaus of Sparta

    Paris goes to visit King Menelaus of Sparta
    His wife, Helen, was the most beautiful women in the world.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Paris steals Helen

    Paris steals Helen
    King Menelaus goes to Crete. While he is gone, Paris steals Helen and brings her back to Troy.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Menelaus finds that Helen is gone

    Menelaus finds that Helen is gone
    he calls for the Greek army to go to Troy and bring her back.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Odysseus and Achilles Avoid the Army

    Odysseus and Achilles Avoid the Army
    Odysseus pretends to be insane, but is caught. Achilles dresses up as a woman, but is also caught, and must join the army.
  • 1,000 BCE

    trojan War Begins

    trojan War Begins
  • 1,000 BCE

    Fight over Chryseis

    Chyseis is taken from her father and brought to the Greek Agamemnon.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Chryseis's Father Prays to Apollo

    Apollo attacks the Greeks for Chyseis's father. Achilles tells Agamemnon to give back Chryseis.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Agamemnon steals Achilles maiden as revenge

    Agamemnon steals Achilles maiden as revenge
  • 1,000 BCE

    Gods begin to take sides

    Gods begin to take sides
    Zeus favors the Trojans. He sends a lying dream to Agamemnon that said that he would win if he attacked.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Menelaus battles Paris for revenge

    Menelaus battles Paris for revenge
    Paris is defeated, but Aphrodite saves him.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Ares fights with the Trojans

    Ares fights with the Trojans
    The Greek Diomedes is helped by Hera and defeats him.
  • 1,000 BCE

    The Trojan Hector begins to Destroy the Greeks

  • 1,000 BCE

    Achilles drives the Trojans back into Troy

    Achilles drives the Trojans back into Troy
    Achilles drives the Trojans back into Troy
  • 1,000 BCE

    The Trojan Horse

    Odysseus creates a plan to build a giant wooden horse. He and some other Greeks hide inside of it.
  • 1,000 BCE

    The Trojans bring the horse into the city

  • 1,000 BCE

    The Greeks come out of the horse at night

    They open the gates of Troy and let the rest of the Greek army inside.
  • 1,000 BCE

    The Greek Army Destroys Troy

    The Greek Army Destroys Troy