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Troy Movie Vs History Essay

  • Submitted by: khatsunil
  • on November 8, 2010
  • Category: History
  • Length: 358 words

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Troy is a 2004 movie on Greek mythology based on Homer’s Lliad.
The movie starts with the war scene in Thessaly, Greece between the army of Mycenae and the army of Thessaly. Both the kings, Agamemnon from Mycenae and Triopas from Thessaly, decide to settle the war through a single warrior fight between their best warriors. Achilles, the best warrior from Mycenae, wins the combat against Thessalonian champion.
Prince Hector from Troy and his brother Paris go to Sparta for peace talk between Sparta and Troy. Paris falls in love with Helen (wife of Menelaus who is king of Sparta) on the trip and takes her back to the Troy with him. Infuriated Menelaus and his brother Agamemnon decide to attack Troy.  
The armies of Menelaus and Agamemnon along with Achilles take control of the beach of Troy and surround Troy. In a fight, Menelaus defeats Paris, but Hector intervenes and kills Menelaus. The Trojans decide to launch a surprise attack on Greek tents. In the fight, Hector kills Achilles’s cousin assuming that was him since he was wearing Achilles’s gears.
The next day, infuriated Achilles demands single warrior fight against Hector. Achilles defeats Hector in one of the best combats ever fought and drags it back to Greek camp. That night Priam , father of Hector, goes to Greek camp and request his son’s body and 12 days no-war pact for funeral.  
Frustrated by not able to enter in to the Troy, Greeks decide to enter the city using a massive wooden horse as bait in 12 days period. And thus began the famous Trojan war. The Greeks put their couple of soldiers in the wooden horse, gifted the horse filled with men to the Trojans and pretended to be leaving Troy. Torojans assumed the victory and took the horse inside the city and celebrated the victory. In the night, the group of Greeks come out of horse and opened the gates to the city allowing the main army to enter. Greeks easily defeat the unprepared Trojans. During the fight, Achilles is killed by Paris. Paris left...

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