The Fall Of Troy

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The Fall Of Troy

  1. 1. The Fall of Troy<br />Nicole Ross<br />
  2. 2. Begins after the funeral of Hector<br />Achilles knew he would die not long after<br />Prince Memnon and his army come to help Troy. <br />The beginning<br />
  3. 3. Great battle between Achilles and Memnon<br />Memnon is killed<br />Achilles drives Trojans alongside wall of Troy<br />Paris shoots arrow at him<br />Apollo guides it toward his heel<br />Ajax carries the body of Achilles out of battle.<br />The Death of Achilles<br />
  4. 4. Argument of the armor of Achilles<br />Ajax or Odysseus?<br />Odysseus wins, bringing him honor.<br />Ajax plans the death of Odysseus.<br />The Death of Ajax<br />
  5. 5. Athena strikes Ajax with madness<br />Accidentally kills the herd and cattle<br />Ties up and beats a large ram<br />Becomes sane again, commits suicide<br />Only buried by Greeks, no funeral pyre<br />The Death of Ajax (cont’d)<br />
  6. 6. Discouraged after two important deaths<br />Prophet Calchas tells them to go toHelenus<br />Odysseus captures him, and is told one must fight with the bow and arrows of Hercules<br />What can the Greeks do now?<br />
  7. 7. Philoctetes had the bow and arrows<br />Earlier abandoned by the Greeks after bitten by a serpent<br />Odysseus and others went to Philoctetes<br />Upon returning, a physician heals him<br />Immediately kills Paris<br />
  8. 8. The only reason Troy could not be taken<br />Odysseus and Diomedes plan to take it<br />Diomedesclimbs wall, finds it, takes it back to camp<br />Final plan of the wooden horse<br />The Palladium<br />
  9. 9. Greek camp empty, ships gone<br />Trojans believe they surrendered<br />Final Greek, Sinon, wishes to not be a <br />“Greek” anymore<br />Supposed “sacrifice for Athena”<br />Horse was an offering to Athena<br />The Wooden Horse<br />
  10. 10. Wooden Horse of Troy<br />
  11. 11. Confusion among Trojans<br />Laocoon and his sons were the only opposition<br />“I fear the Greeks even when they bear gifts.”<br />Two serpents appeared from the sea<br />Horse finally passed through gates<br />The Wooden Horse (cont’d)<br />
  12. 12. In the middle of the night, the men began their plan<br />They all come out of the horse <br />Wreak havoc on the city<br />
  13. 13. Many fires started throughout city<br />Savage fighting<br />Killing their own<br />Aphrodite: only god to help any Trojans that day<br />Helped Aeneas and his family<br />Final Fight<br />
  14. 14. The Fall of Troy<br />
  15. 15. Aphrodite helped Helen out of the city<br />Took her to Menelaus<br />Willingly took her in<br />Helen of Troy<br />
  16. 16. Most men are killed<br />Women and children separated<br />Hector’s son, Astyanax<br />Some enslaved<br />Only ruins of city left<br />Final Outcome<br />
  17. 17. Hamilton, Edith. Mythology. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 1942.<br />“The Famous Wooden Horse in Troy.” Flickr.com. 5 June 2006.<br />“The Fall of Troy.”http://www.vroma. org/images/mcmanus_images/aeneas_troy2.jpg<br />“Helen of Troy.” http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/Helen_of_Troy.jpg<br />Works Cited<br />

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