Trojan-war Sentence Examples
In the Trojan War he takes the side of the Greeks, because he had been cheated of his reward by Laomedon, king of Troy, for whom he had built the walls of the city.
Most of these were free translations from the Greek, his favourite subjects being the legends of the Trojan war and the house of Pelops.
Of these the most important are Alexander of Macedon and Charlemagne, while alongside of them Priam and other heroes of the Trojan war appear during the middle ages in strangely altered guise.
She is the patroness and protectress of those heroes who are distinguished for their prudence and caution, and in the Trojan War she sides with the more civilized Greeks.
According to him, the myths arose from definite local (especially atmospheric and aquatic) phenomena, and represented the annually recurring processes of nature as the acts of gods and heroes; thus, in Achill (1853), the Trojan War is the winter conflict of the elements in that district.Advertisement
She was the most beautiful woman in Greece, and indirectly the cause of the Trojan war.
He reigned over Crete and the islands of the Aegean three generations before the Trojan War.
It is a popular disquisition on the heroes of the Trojan War in the form of a conversation between a Thracian vine-dresser on the shore of the Hellespont and a Phoenician merchant who derives his knowledge from the hero Protesilaus, Palamedes is exalted at the expense of Odysseus, and Homer's unfairness to him is attacked.
Soon after his marriage to Penelope he was summoned to the Trojan war.
In the Homeric poems (1000 B.C.) the Achaeans are the master race in Greece; they are represented both in Homer and in all later traditions as having come into Greece about three generations before the Trojan war (1184 B.C.), i.e.Advertisement
The Lycian Sarpedon was believed to have taken part in the Trojan war.
Traditionally, Salamis was founded after the Trojan War (c. 1180 B.C.) by Teucer from Salamis, the island off Attica, but there was an important Mycenaean colony somewhat earlier.
During the Trojan War her husband was slain by Achilles, and after the capture of the city her son Astyanax (or Scamandrius) was hurled from the battlements (Eurip. Troades, 7 20).
The later poets sought to complete the story of the Trojan war by supplying the parts which did not fall within the Iliad and Odyssey - the so-called ante-homerica and post-homerica.
Moreover, these marvels - which in their original form are doubtless as old as anything in the Iliad, since in fact they are part of the vast stock of popular tales (Mdrehen) diffused all over the world - are mixed up in the Odyssey with the heroes of the Trojan war.Advertisement
Grimm has pointed out that the behaviour of Ulysses in that story is senseless and foolhardy, utterly beneath the wise and much-enduring Ulysses of the Trojan war.
According to the Homeric story he was absent from Mycenae when his father returned from the Trojan War and was murdered by Aegisthus.
Here you find articles in the encyclopedia on topics related to the Trojan War and the travels of Odysseus.
He was a Lycian prince who, along with his cousin Sarpedon, assisted Priam in the Trojan War.
For she had been also in that Helen who was the cause of the Trojan War.Advertisement
The stroke of Ravaillacs knife caused a timely descent of the curtain upon this new and tragi-comic Trojan War.
It was believed to have been founded after the Trojan War (c. 1180) by the Attic hero Acamas; but no remains have been found in this district earlier than the Early Iron Age (c. moo-Soo).
You sing whatever immortal Homer left unsung, so the Trojan War won't lack the final touch.
The sequel was the rape of Helen and the Trojan War.
The genealogy of Locrine, king of Britain, is traced back to Noah, through Aeneas, and the chronicler relates the incidents of the Trojan war as told by Dares the Phrygian.Advertisement
You sing whatever immortal Homer left unsung, so the Trojan War wo n't lack the final touch.
Homer's "Iliad" tells the story of how their sister, Helen, launched a thousand ships during the Trojan War with her beauty.
According to the story, Evander left the Arcadian town of Pallantion about sixty years before the Trojan War and founded Pallanteum or Palatium on the hill afterwards called the Palatine.
The western pediment, which is more conservative in type, represents the earlier expedition of Heracles and Telamon against Troy; the eastern, which is bolder and more advanced, probably refers to episodes in the Trojan war.
He took part in the expedition of the Epigoni against Thebes and in the Trojan War.
One of the suitors of Helen, he accompanied his father to the Trojan War.
Paphos was believed to have been founded either by the Arcadian Agapenor, returning from the Trojan War (c. 1180 B.C.), or by his reputed contemporary Cinyras, whose clan retained royal privileges down to the Ptolemaic conquest of Cyprus in 295 B.C., and held the Paphian priesthood till the Roman occupation in 58 B.C. The town certainly dates back to the close of the Mycenaean Bronze age, and had a king Eteandros among the allies of Assur-bani-pal of Assyria in 668 B.C.'