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The tale of Troy PDF book (1886) by Aubrey Stewart (Trojan War)

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The tale of Troy PDF book

Troy also refers to a real ancient city located on the northwest coast of Turkey which, since antiquity, has been identified by many as being the Troy discussed in the legend

On April 24, 1184 BCE, the city of Troy fell to invading Greek armies, ending the Trojan War. The Trojan War is an important story in Greek mythology and literature. The ancient Greek poet Homer wrote about the final days of the Trojan War in his epic The Iliad. (Troy's ancient name was Ilion or Wilson.)

Content of the book

  • How Paris carried off Helen. 1
  • How the Heroes gathered at Aulis 13
  • How Achilles quarreled with Agamemnon . . . 27
  • How Paris fought Menelaus. 45
  • How Hector fought Ajax. .61
  • How Hector tried to burn the Ships 87
  • How Patroclus lost the Arms of Achilles . . . .109
  • How Achilles slew Hector. .129
  • How the Greeks fought the Amazons 145
  • How Paris slew Achilles. .167
  • How Philoctetes slew Paris. 193
  • How the Greeks took Troy. .215

From classical sources, it can be said that the Trojan War started after the elopement (or abduction) of the queen of Sparta, Helen by Paris, the Trojan prince. The jilted husband of Helen, Menelaus, persuaded his brother, Agamemnon, to lead a voyage to find her.

Author: Aubrey Stewart
 Publication Date: 1886

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