The site of the city of Troy was discovered in the 1800s, in what is now western Turkey.Since then, scientists have found evidence that it was destroyed about 3,200 years ago.
The Trojan War was a conflict between the kingdoms of Troy and Mycenae in Greece.After Troy was defeated, the Greek hero came home slowly.One of the heroes Odysseus spent 10 years going home.Homer tells his story in "" Odyssey." "Helen returned to Sparta to rule with her husband.
the war began after Queen Helen of Sparta was kidnapped by a Trojan prince. Others say she ran away with him. Helen’s husband convinced his brother, the king of Mycenae, to lead an army to bring her back. They were joined by a group of Greek heroes. The group sailed with a fleet of more than a thousand ships to Troy. They attacked Troy and demanded Helen back.
The war lasted more than 10 years. It ended with a mysterious gift. One morning, the Greek armies left a large wooden horse outside the gates of Troy. The Trojans pulled the horse into the city. When it got dark, the horse opened up, and a group of Greek warriors climbed out and destroyed Troy.
The story of the Trojan horse is very famous, the greeks hit this particular success, directly destroyed the city of Troy.
He wrote the “Odyssey” 25 years later. The story of Troy was originally told out loud by storytellers.They were written down decades or centuries later. Many of the most famous stories of the war were from a group of tales put together about 2,500 years ago.