Homer, the Illiad, and the Trojan War
About the Trojan War the ancient battle between Greece and Troy.
C. 1210-1200 B.C. THE TROJAN WAR
According to Greek poet Homer's Iliad, Paris, son of the King of Troy, abducted Helen, wife of a Greek King. This led to a bloody 10-year conflict between the Greeks and Trojans, the 1st clash between the Occident and the Orient. The Greeks duped the Trojans into admitting a huge wooden horse into their city. Greek warriors were hidden inside the horse, and Troy fell.
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