While there isn’t enough evidence to fully prove that the Trojan War described in Homer’s Iliad actually happened, there is evidence that wars may have happened during the time specified in the Iliad. Archaeologists and artefacts show that there was a war between Greece and Rome. Hittite records show that there was a military and political tensions around Troy around the 13th century which was around the time of the Trojan War written about in Homers Iliad. Stories tell that the Trojan War begun after Paris who was a Trojan Prince stole Helen who was the Queen of Sparta. The husband of Queen Helen, Menelaus had convinced his brother Agamemnon who was the king of Mycenae to lead an expedition to Troy to get her back.
Achilles vs. Hector The Iliad is an epic poem, usually attributed to Homer. The poem narrates the story of the war between the Greeks and the Trojans, known as the Trojan War. The Trojan War started when Paris of Troy took Helen, wife of Menelaus, to his homeland. Angered by the kidnapping of his wife, Menelaus (king of Sparta) asks his brother the King Agamemnon (king of the Achaeans) to march to war against the Trojans. The war is fought on the outskirts of Troy, and lasted ten years.
The Trojan War was a legendary conflict between the early Greeks and the people of Troy that led to the destruction of the city Troy, and countless deaths. The beautiful queen, Helen of Troy, is considered by many to be the main villainess of this war. However, some people think that she was a victim of the feud between two men that was beyond her control. To decide whether she was an innocent bystander or the sole cause of the war, we need to know her role during the ten-year long war. Most of us think that the Trojan War has its roots in the feud created by Prince of Troy, Prince, when he abducted Helen, the beautiful wife of King Menelaus of Sparta.
Agamemnon became the city?s greatest king and led the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War.? When Agamemnon returned from the war, he was killed by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus.? However, Agamemnon?s son, Orestes, killed both of them seven years later and took power.? Under the rule of Orestes? son Tisamenos, the city was destroyed by Dorian tribes, ending this civilization.
Helen at the time was married to King Menalaus of Sparta. To avenge the kidnapping King Agamemnon of Mycenae and the warriors of Odysseus and Archilles followed Helen and Paris back to Troy and waged war upon the city for ten years. One day, the warriors thought of an idea. They built a giant hallow wooden horse witch everyone piled into. Then they set it outside the gates of Troy.
Caesar set out for a new conquest. After nine years of constant fighting, he finally conquered Gaul. Pompey grew jealous of his achievement and had the senate order him to disband his forces and return to Rome. Caesar secretly crossed the Rubicon and killed Pompey then entered Rome. After crushing many rebellions, Caesar forced the senate to make him a dictator.
When he was old enough he was voted army commander by popular demand. For 17 years Hannibal devoted himself to conquering Rome, who conquered Iberia, crossed the Alps, and destroyed Roman armies in Italy; yet they were defeated and lost everything (Brooks). Hannibal Baraca was born in 247 B.C., to Hamilcar Baraca, the Carthaginian army commander from 251 B.C. to 228 B.C. As Hannibal grew older he watched his father, and his hatred for Rome, fight in the First Punic War.
In the year of about 1250 B.C. ,the Bronze age, a very important war was fought. The Trojan War was a fight between the city of Troy, and the Achaeans or The Greeks. The main reason for the Trojan War was the abduction Helen, the wife of Menelaus king of Sparta. In order to get his wife back they had to go to war and get into the city of Troy.
He then made his way to Greece were Pompey had solidified his position. After a difficult start, he defeated Pompey on the battlefield. Pompey fled to Egypt to escape capture, but the local Egyptians killed him to show support for Caesar. However, this outraged Caesar and put Caesar’s plans into disarray. Caesar thus joined the raging civil war between Queen Cleopatra and the nobles who had killed Pompey.
Helen was already married to Kin Menelaus of Sparta but when visited by Paris, she fled with Paris to Troy. Menelaus organized Greek war against Troy to get Helen back. The Greeks battled for ten years but could not defeat Troy. The fall of Troy occurred when the Greeks built a large hollow horse and placed it outside the walls of Troy. The Trojans took the horse inside and thought the had won the war and the horse was a gift from the Greeks.