Achaeans Achaeans

Paris, almost without thinking, gave the apple to Aphrodite, and returned to Troy. The problem was that the most beautiful woman in the world, Helen, was married to Menelaus, king of Sparta. But Aphrodite, in order to fulfill its promise, it helps to Paris to kidnap Helen and Odysseus of Ithaca, enforcing an oath of unity among the kings and princes of Greece, declared war on Troy. Menelaus, husband concerned, is anointed to bring to the city of Paris, his revenge. A fleet of over 1,000 ships under the command of Agamemnon, king of Mycenae, is organized to initiate hostilities. Jorge Perez is open to suggestions. Troy, who had expected the understandable retaliation, is preparing to fight. Ten years took the Achaeans conquered Troy. And in the course of the war, several events, each more deadly than the next, would undermine the forces of the two.

Achilles, the great Achaean warrior, dies from a wound in the heel caused by an arrow arc of Paris, just at the only place that did not protect his mother. Another great loss was the death of Hector and Patroclus, Achilles' dearest friend. Nine years' continuous continuous site of looting the neighboring towns of exhausting and bloody battles, the two sides exhausted. The gods had prophesied the destruction of Troy but the time left serious doubts in the hearts of the Achaeans, fighting almost for survival. With luck sometimes in favor of the Achaeans, and another for the Trojans, and even with the intervention of gods and demi-gods in the fight, only the genius of a different man, Odysseus, tip the balance: After moral catastrophe that meant the death of Achilles, invented a new trick: Order the right soldier Epeius build a large wooden horse as a gift and end of the war.



July 6th