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What is the Trojan War

The Trojan War was caused by the battle for Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world. The Greek coalition led by Agamemnon and Menelaus attacked the city of Troy with Priam as the king. . However, according to the “General History of the World”, Troy is located in an important traffic road, with developed commerce, prosperous economy and rich people.

The monarchs of Achaia formed a coalition and elected Agamemnon as their commander. They had long coveted the wealthiest areas on the Mediterranean coast and wanted to own them, so they started the war on the pretext of Helen. This was the true purpose of the Trojan War.

The Trojan War is often mentioned in Greek mythology. The whole story is centered on Homer’s epic poem “Iliad”, plus Sophocles’ tragedy “Ajax” and “Philippines”. “Philoctetes”, Euripides’ tragedy “Iphigenia at Aulis”, “Andromache”, “Herkuba” (Hecuba), Virgil’s epic “Aeneid”, Ovid’s long poem “Heroides” and many other works, the story describes the Trojan War in detail Case.

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