Updated: 2/13/2020

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  • In order to win favourable wins for the journey, Agamemnon sacrificed his daughter Iphigenia to the goddess Artemis.
  • Troy was a heavily fortified city and could not easily be defeated. For ten years the Greeks laid siege to the city, ravaging Troy's surroundings cities and countryside, but the city itself, commanded by Hector and other sons of the royal household held out.
  • There were, though, battles outside the city were armies fought, sometimes with chariots, but mostly by men on foot using spears and swords, and protected by a shield, helmet, and armour for the chest and legs.
  • The winds came and the fleet set sail for Troy.