Prince Paris from Troy steals the King of Sparta's wife. He starts the Trojan war. This war will take a decade to complete.
That's how the Greeks defeated the trojans.
The Greeks and Trojans fight for ten years.The Greeks try to attack the city of Troy but it is too heavily protected.
then in the midst of war, a soldier named Odysseus came up with a clever idea.He built a giant horse out of one of their ships and set it at the gate as a gift to the trojans.Little did the trojans know when they brought in the gift that Odysseus and is men where inside the horse.
Later that night when all the people in Troy went to sleep, Odysseus and his men came out of the horse and unlocked the gates and the entire greek army had entered the city of Troy.Odysseus was a hero!
Homer the blind poet finishes telling his story, the Iliad to a group of kids.The Iliad is the first of his two greatest epic poems, The Iliad and the Odyssey.