TROJAN WAR TIMELINE
THE APPLE OF DISCORD   The origins of the Trojan War can be traced back to Peleus    and Thetis’ marriage   Because Eris...
THE GREEK COALITION   Abhorred that Helen was abducted, Menelaus    called upon the other Greek leaders to wage war    wi...
LOST At first, the Greeks landed in the lands of Mysia They had thought Helen had been abducted by the  Teuthranians Th...
   No Helen
   So they went home
BUT. THEY GET LUCKY Telephus traveled to Greece to have his wound  healed After being told that only his attacker(Achill...
THIS IS…THE BEGINNING OF A LONG ANDPOINTLESS FIGHT Odysseus and Menelaus went to King Priam to  demand Helen back His an...
AND SO…   War ensued for many years
   Eventually, Hector, Achilles, and Patroclus were    dead
TROJAN HORSE Odysseus had a large, hollow wooden horse  crafted Most of the Greeks had left The Trojans victoriously br...
LATER THAT NIGHT… The Trojans were filthy stinking drunk in celebration  of their “victory” and/or fast asleep The Greek...
   Yay! Victory
AND SO…   The moral of the story is that you can’t go sleeping    with men from other kingdoms because your ex-    husban...
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Trojan war timeline

  1. 1. TROJAN WAR TIMELINE
  2. 2. THE APPLE OF DISCORD The origins of the Trojan War can be traced back to Peleus and Thetis’ marriage Because Eris, Goddess of Discord, was not invited, she threw a golden apple on a table at the wedding After Aphrodite, Hera, and Athena reached for the apple, Paris was chosen to choose the most beautiful Paris chose Aphrodite, and consequently, he set sail for Sparta to steal Helen
  3. 3. THE GREEK COALITION Abhorred that Helen was abducted, Menelaus called upon the other Greek leaders to wage war with the Trojans
  4. 4. LOST At first, the Greeks landed in the lands of Mysia They had thought Helen had been abducted by the Teuthranians They attacked the city…lost many men.. But…
  5. 5.  No Helen
  6. 6.  So they went home
  7. 7. BUT. THEY GET LUCKY Telephus traveled to Greece to have his wound healed After being told that only his attacker(Achilles) could fix him up, he kindly gave directions to Troy
  8. 8. THIS IS…THE BEGINNING OF A LONG ANDPOINTLESS FIGHT Odysseus and Menelaus went to King Priam to demand Helen back His answer?
  9. 9. AND SO… War ensued for many years
  10. 10.  Eventually, Hector, Achilles, and Patroclus were dead
  11. 11. TROJAN HORSE Odysseus had a large, hollow wooden horse crafted Most of the Greeks had left The Trojans victoriously brought the horse into the city
  12. 12. LATER THAT NIGHT… The Trojans were filthy stinking drunk in celebration of their “victory” and/or fast asleep The Greeks left the horse, and slaughtered the Trojans
  13. 13.  Yay! Victory
  14. 14. AND SO… The moral of the story is that you can’t go sleeping with men from other kingdoms because your ex- husband will raise an army, start a 10 year war and destroy your city

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