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The Judgement of Paris/ The Trojan War (Edith Ham.)

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Hera
She promised Paris the role of Lord of Europe and Asia as a bribe for the apple
Athena
She promised Paris that he would lead the Trojans to victory against the Greeks and destroy Greece as a bribe for the apple
Aphrodite
She promised Paris the fairest woman in all the world as a bribe for the golden apple
the judgement of paris
The cause of the Trojan War
Helen
the fairest woman in the world. daughter of Zeus and Leda. sister of Castor and Pollux
King Tyndareus
Helen's "father". wife of Helen's mother Leda. he made Helen's suitors swear an oath to help her husband if a wrong was done to him
Menelaus
the man chosen to be Helen's husband by King Tyndareus. Brother of Agamemnon and King of Sparta
to help and never harm the other
the conditions of the oath between Menelaus and his guest Paris, the one that Paris broke and made it the duty of Greece to fight with Menelaus
Odysseus
the man who tried to avoid fighting in the war by pretending he had gone mad (which didn't work because he avoided hitting his son with plow, showing his sanity)
Achilles
the man who tried to avoid fighting in the war by dressing as a woman. this plan was foiled by odysseus when he saw this man eyeing swords
Chalcas
the soothsayer who declared that Artemis was mad and the only way to calm the wind was to sacrifice Iphigenia
Iphigenia
daughter of Agamemnon (Commander in Chief of Greeks) who was sacrificed by her father to calm the winds to go to Troy. (was told that she would marry Achilles, but was killed at the altar)
Priam
the king of Troy
Hecuba
the queen of Troy