In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Greeks. The war started when the Trojan prince Paris took Helen from her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta. Homer’s
Iliad is an epic poem set in the war’s tenth and final year.
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Troilus and Cressida A medieval love story Read more Did Odin come from Troy? The Anatolian origins of the Norse pantheon Read more The Odyssey A peacetime epic, or a critique of the values of the Heroic Age? Read more Settling the score The duel between Paris and Menelaus Read more A Total War Saga: Troy Thoughts on the game Read more Homer’s Trojan War A video produced by Invicta History Read more Achilles’ heel? Origins of a hero’s weak point Read more Mycenaean chariots A video produced by Invicta History Read more Blood, bronze, and balony A video about battles in the Bronze Age Read more Troy just keeps on fallin’ Depictions of two sackings of Troy on the pediments of the Temple of Aphaia on Aegina Read more Epikouros An ancient Greek word for mercenary? Read more Snide Athena The dark side of a Greek deity Read more