An analysis of the trojan war in ancient greece literature

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Achilles landed in Scyros and married Deidamia. According to Apollodorus Agamemnon brought the Wine Growers, daughters of Anius son of Apollowho had the gift of producing by touch wine, wheat, and oil from the earth, in order to relieve the supply problem of the army. The goddess Athena, however, who favours the Greeks, soon provokes a Trojan truce-breaking and battle begins anew.

Telephus went to Aulis, and either pretended to be a beggar, asking Agamemnon to help heal his wound, or kidnapped Orestes and held him for ransom, demanding the wound be healed.

Like Ajax, he is represented as living after his death in the island of Leuke at the mouth of the Danube where he is married to Helen.

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In this paper we will touch on those three topics explaining the petty causes of the war and how cruelly the opposing potencies attacked the enemy. The war between both countries was as a result of Paris Prince of Trojan, The brother of Hector and the son of Priam the king of Trojan who collected Menelaus The brother of Agamemnon wife, Helen The most beautiful woman in Greek during the visit of Troy in Greek, also the fight was as a result of wrath of the gods against each other and against mortals For example, Pausanias mentions the deliberation about the rape of Cassandra in his description of the Stoa.

An earlier appeal to Achilles to return was rejected, but after Hector burned Protesilaus' ship, he allowed his close friend and relative Patroclus to go into battle wearing Achilles' armor and leading his army.

At times this was a source of pride for Athens, as the monumental bronze horse dedication on the Acropolis indicates. The Catalogue has been shown to reflect, for the most part, the political geography of Bronze Age Greece.

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Now those lonely spirits for a journey uplift me back to my homeland. But Chalcas said that Helenus knew the prophecies concerning the fall of Troy, so Odysseus waylaid Helenus.

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