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The Trojan War
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The Trojan War lasted a total of ...
A. six months
B. one year
C. nine years
D. fifteen years
E. one hundred twenty years
He was the son of Telamon of Salamis. Name this Greek warrior of great stature and physical prowess who fought against Troy.
It is written in Greek hexameters and commemorates the deeds of Achilles. Name this epic poem of 24 books about the siege of Troy.
He was responsible for kidnapping Helen and starting the Trojan War. Who was he?
Odysseus entered Troy and carried off Palladium. Palladium was a sacred statue of ...
Identify the king of Argos who commanded the allied Greeks in the siege of Troy.
Helen eloped with Paris and caused her husband to gather the Greeks and attack Troy. Who was her husband?
Who was the king of Troy when the city was sacked by the Greeks?
Name the prominent Trojan hero who was slain by Achilles.
As the handsomest man in the world, Paris was asked to pick the fairest among the three godesses Hera, Athene, and ...
A thousand what were launched by the face of Helen of Troy?
What name is shared by a white gypsum powder used in casting, a son of King Priam of Troy, and cities in Texas and France?
He led his followers to Italy after the fall of Troy and his story is told in the Aeneid. Name him.
Mountains of Myth
What mountain in Asia Minor is noted for the following?
the abduction of Ganymede
the judgment of Paris
the place from which the gods
watched battles around Troy
Troy was named after what king?
According to Homer, this city on the northeast portion of the Plain of Argos was the home of Agamemnon, leader of the Greek heroes at Troy. Name this city.
The Greek warrior Ajax was described as being second only to whom in stature and strength?
Odysseus is remembered for wandering ten years after the fall of Troy before returning home to his wife Penelope in ...
Give and Take
Paris won the love of Helen after he had given what to Aphrodite?
B. the Pipes of Pan
C. the Golden Fleece
D. the Apple of Discord
E. the Horses of Diomedes
This mythical figure has come to represent filial devotion and duty because he carried his elderly father out of the ruined Troy. Name him.
Name the king of Troy who ransomed Hector's body from Achilles.
The Palladium, the statue of Pallas Athene that kept Troy safe, was made of ...
A tendon on the lower leg was named after what hero of the Trojan War?
Homer used what other name for the city of Troy?
The intermingling of what two ancient cultures produced the great civilization described by Homer in his account of the Trojan War?
Achilles was fatally wounded in the heel with an arrow shot by ...
History of Archaeology
This passage is about whom?
Despite his mercurial manner and a compulsion
to overstate his theories, his historic work at Troy
truly established scientific standards for thousands
of modern archaeological excavations.
Name the king of Pylos who was noted for his wise council during the expeditions against Troy.
For the fairest.
Seeds of War
As the cause of the Trojan War, it appears to deserve its name. Just what exactly was inscribed on the Apple of Discord that Paris awarded to Aphrodite?
There was a priest of Troy who protested against bringing the wooden horse within the city walls. Unfortunately for him, huge sea serpents came and strangled him and his two sons. This priest was ...
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Answers to the Trojan War
3. The Iliad
14. Mount Ida
25. Minoan, Mycenaean
27. Heinrich Schliemann
29. For the fairest.
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