Paris is called to judge the goddess', Hera, Athena and Aphrodite as the fairest. Paris gives the golden apple to Aphrodite as she promised him the hand of the most beautiful woman, Helen. Hera and Athena are furious and decide to take their anger out on the Trojans
Paris abducts a willing Helen and takes her back with him to Troy. Helen's husband, Menaleus swears vengeance and convices his brother, King Agamemnon, to assemble an army and rescue Helen.
After two years of preparation, the Greeks advance on Troy with 1,000 ships and an army with 100,000 men. The siege of Troy lasted for ten years