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The Trojan War By: Andy Pressman
Why did the war happen? • Mostly because of the taxation of all ships coming through the Sea of Marmara which made the Greeks angry and made them want to destroy the city of Troy. • Also the saying : “The face that launched 1000 ships” because Helen was so beautiful, the Greeks were determined to win her back and bring he back to Greece.
The Trojans • Helen of Sparta • Paris • Priam (king of Troy) • Hector (mightiest prince of Troy) • Aphrodite • Apollo • Aeneas
The Greeks • Odysseus • Achilles(Achilles heel) • King Menelaus • Patroclus • Hera • Thetis • Athena (chief supporter) • Agamemnon
Who was Achilles? • The greatest warrior of the Greeks • Killer of hector • The almost immortal • How come he died? • Not fully immortal • His mortality wasn’t totally removed because his mother didn’t have time to immortalize his whole body because Achilles was being held by his heel • Happened at the River Styx
The Trojan Horse • “For my part, I fear the Greeks even when…Gifts” • That was the response of Lacoon. A Trojan Priest after seeing the great Trojan Horse • Thought up and designed by the great Odysseus later called Ulysses by the Romans.
True or False • The Greeks won the war. • True • Nobody in Troy survived the Greek attack • False (Aeneas) • Odysseys was the king of Ithaca • True • Helens True Name was Helen of Troy • False