The Mansell Collection/Art Resource, New York This article was most recently revised and updated by Michael Ray , Editor. List of leaders in the Greek and Trojan armies during the Trojan War. Facts about theTROJAN WARBy Omar Shohoud1. Why? Various works of Greek literature show the stories of the Trojan War, and it has been found being portrayed in different works of Greek art. In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was a legendary ten-year conflict in which Greek warriors laid siege to Troy, a city on the northwestern coast of Asia Minor*. The Greek hero Odysseus thought to build the Trojan War Horse.

It was so inspiring that poets and writers have blended it with mythology and have even included Greek Gods in it.

The Trojan War inspired the greatest authors of antiquity, including Homer, Herodotus, Sophocles, and Virgil. Facts and Figure about the Trojan War. The war was finally ended by the famous trick, the Trojan Horse. After the Trojan War, Menelaus’ and Helen’s journey took many years, and they actually stopped in Egypt on the way.3. The Trojan War is a famous war fought between the cities of Troy and Greece around the 13th century B.C.

Get information about the Trojan war from the DK Find Out website for kids. The Trojan War was probably the first war that was properly recorded. Chapter 4 / Lesson 2. Paris might have made his choice based on looks, but he chose the beauty goddess Aphrodite for her bribe.

Hermes begins the first of three stories about Odysseus. The Trojan War, fought between Greeks and the defenders of the city of Troy in Anatolia sometime in the late Bronze Age, has grabbed the imagination for millennia.A conflict between Mycenaeans and Hittites may well have occurred, but its representation in epic literature such as Homer’s Iliad is almost certainly more myth than reality. The Greeks could not enter the city or win the war. Improve your knowledge about the Trojan war and learn more with DK Find Out. It is mostly known through the Iliad, an epic poem written by the Ancient Greek poet Homer..

Almost 3000 years ago, the Trojans and Greeks fought a long and terrible war.

however, Odysseus kept the warriors from answering.2. Homer's* great epic the Iliad describes the activities of gods, goddesses, and human heroes during the final year of the war. The war is partly mythical, with the gods supposed to have taken sides, but it may have been based on a real war in the 12th century BCE. But this is a story about a horse and not the princess :) The Greeks fought a battle with Troy but could not get in the tall strong walls around the city. In the traditional accounts, Paris, son of the Trojan king, ran off with Helen, wife of Menelaus of Sparta, whose brother Agamemnon then led a Greek expedition against Troy. Because the Trojans had captured a beautiful Greek princess Helen. Ares (the god of war) was on the Trojans side.

It was caused by the Greeks or the Achaeans when Paris who lived in Troy had taken Helen away from Menelaus who was …