Who is better- Trojans or the Achaeans

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Interesting Facts about Trojan War

  • Apollo was on Troys side during the war and aided Paris' arrow that went into Achilles heel and killed him.
  • The Greek hero Odysseus thought to build the Trojan War Horse.
  • Ares (the god of war) was on the Trojans side.
  • It's said that Achilles horses had the gift to talk.
  • Helen is also know as "the face that launched a thousand ships".
  • The voyage home after the war for the Achaeans lasted almost 4 years.
  • When Helen was a young girl, she was kidnapped by Theseus (the king of Athens) but later her two brothers rescued her.
  • Achilles' mother held him by the heel and bathed him in the Styx River which is why that's the only vulnerable place on his body.
  • It's said that the Trojan War was based off of a more realistic war and some people think it didn't really happen.

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