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Trojan War - Trojan Horse, Judgement of Paris, Historicity of the Iliad, Lusus Troiae, Returns from Troy, Achilles and Patroclus (Paperback) Loot Price: R279
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Trojan War - Trojan Horse, Judgement of Paris, Historicity of the Iliad, Lusus Troiae, Returns from Troy, Achilles and...

Trojan War - Trojan Horse, Judgement of Paris, Historicity of the Iliad, Lusus Troiae, Returns from Troy, Achilles and Patroclus (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Trojan Horse, Judgement of Paris, Historicity of the Iliad, Lusus Troiae, Returns from Troy, Achilles and Patroclus, Catalogue of Ships, Trojan War in popular culture, Trojan Battle Order, Trojan language, List of Trojan War characters, Skillountia, Warriors: Legends of Troy, Tabula Iliaca, Makri, Phillip Parotti, Hyperesia, Teuthis, De bello Troiano, Magnetes, Gonoessa, Phaenops, Thryon, Enispe, Otus of Cyllene, Rhipe, Stratie, Podes, Menon, Panthous, Polybus. Excerpt: In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans (Greeks) after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, the king of Sparta. The war is among the most important events in Greek mythology and was narrated in many works of Greek literature, including the Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer. The Iliad relates a part of the last year of the siege of Troy, while the Odyssey describes the journey home of Odysseus, one of the Achaean leaders. Other parts of the war were told in a cycle of epic poems, which has only survived in fragments. Episodes from the war provided material for Greek tragedy and other works of Greek literature, and for Roman poets like Virgil and Ovid. The war originated from a quarrel between the goddesses Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite, after Eris, the goddess of strife and discord, gave them a golden apple, sometimes known as the Apple of Discord, marked "for the fairest." Zeus sent the goddesses to Paris, who judged that Aphrodite, as the "fairest," should receive the apple. In exchange, Aphrodite made Helen, the most beautiful of all women and wife of Menelaus, fall in love with Paris, who took her to Troy. Agamemnon, king of Mycenae and the brother of Helen's husband Menelaus, led an expedition of Achaean troops to Troy and besieged the city for ten years because of Paris' insult. After the d...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-46393-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-46393-2
Barcode: 9781157463931

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