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The Trojan War. BY : Sean Knight And Anna Metcalf. Eris. The evil goddess of Discord Not well liked Threw a golden apple in a basket marked for the fairest lady. The start . Aphrodite Hera and Athena all believe they deserve the apple Ask Zeus to judge but he wisely declines

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the trojan war

The Trojan War

BY : Sean Knight

And

Anna Metcalf

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Eris
  • The evil goddess of Discord
  • Not well liked
  • Threw a golden apple in a basket marked for the fairest lady
the start
The start
  • Aphrodite Hera and Athena all believe they deserve the apple
  • Ask Zeus to judge but he wisely declines
  • They then choose Paris
  • Aphrodite promises the fairest woman in all the land would be his
  • Paris gives Aphrodite the apple
helen
Helen
  • The fairest woman in all the land
  • Many men were waiting for her hand
  • They all promise not to steal her
  • Paris jumps in and takes her
angered men
Angered men
  • They realize that Helen is gone
  • Menelaus was the first to notice her disappearance
  • He then called upon all of Greece to form a army
anger
Anger
  • One of Artemises beloved wild creatures had been killed
  • He then made the ocean wavy and unable to sail on
  • A warrior then killed one of his own to calm the waters
  • They then sailed to the mouth of the Simois river
fighting begins
Fighting Begins
  • Victory wavered for nine years
  • Another woman caused more trouble
  • After this the Greeks had the upper hand
paris and menelaus
Paris and Menelaus
  • Both armies separated to both sides with the two most concerned warriors in the middle
  • Paris threw his spear but it was blocked
  • Menelaus drew his sword but dropped it Because of a broken hand
  • Aphrodite swooped down and took Paris from his certain death
hector
Hector
  • him and Ajax fought
  • Ajax hurled hector to the ground
  • This gave the Greeks the upper hand once again
  • They went on to win that battle
more fighting
More fighting
  • Once again the fighting started but thanks to Zeus the Greeks great fighter was in hiding
  • This gave the upper hand to the Trojans
  • Hector after seeing his wife and son regained energy
  • He was invincible and fought the Greeks off fiercely
the final fights
The final fights
  • Once again the Greeks were driven backs all the way to there ships
  • Hera helped by dressing up as gorgeous as she good to distract Zeus from helping the Trojans
  • As soon as this happened Ajax hurled hector to the ground
  • The Greeks then were able to push the Trojans back from there ships
the final fights cont
The final fights Cont
  • With the help of the sea god, the Trojans regained control
  • It stayed this way until the final battle between Hector and Achilles
hector and achilles
Hector and Achilles
  • Hector Tried to run but hector was distracted by Hera
  • Now confronted by Achilles, hector flung his spear but missed
  • Hector drew out his final weapon (sword)
  • He charged Achilles but was stopped cold by a spear
humiliation
Humiliation
  • Afterward His body was tied to a horse
  • It was drug around troy three times
  • This was done until he felt full vengence
hectors burial
Hectors burial
  • For nine days they lamented him
  • They then laid him on a lofty pyre and set fire to it
  • When it had all burned they quenched the flame with wine
  • They gathered the bones, put them in a urn and buried it in a shallow grave with rocks thrown on top
  • With the funeral ends the Iliad