20_1 The Fall of Troy

20_1 The Fall of - Philoctetes who has them • Still Troy won’t fall The Trojan Horse • Oydsseus conceives the idea of the horse – Epeus –

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Chapter 20, Lecture One The Fall of Troy
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The Greeks at Troy The Judgment of the Arms of Achilles
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Arms of Achilles The race of warrior women arrive to help the Trojans Achilles kills their leader, Penthesilea, at the very moment he falls in love with her. Thersites mocks Achilles and is killed
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Arms of Achilles Achilles killed by Paris (with Apollo’s help) His armor awarded to Odysseus by some trickery – not Ajax Ajax, humiliated, kills himself
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The Trojan Horse
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The Trojan Horse New conditions for Troy’s fall Neoptolemus must come into the battle The Palladium must be stolen from Troy The powerful bow and arrows of Heracles must be brought to the battle – must bring
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Unformatted text preview: Philoctetes, who has them. • Still Troy won’t fall The Trojan Horse • Oydsseus conceives the idea of the horse – Epeus – Tenedos – Sinon – Laocoon • The conflicting memories of Menelaüs and Helen about the horse ( Odyssey ) The Fall of Troy The Fall of Troy • Many outrages committed by the Greeks during the sack – Priam murdered by Neoptolemus at the altar of Zeus – Hector’s son, Astyanax – The Locrian, Ajax the Lesser, and Cassandra – Polyxena The Fall of Troy • Menelaüs nearly kills Helen in anger, but relents • The ancestor of Rome, Aeneas, escapes – Anchises and Ascanius End...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Eaverly during the Spring '06 term at University of Florida.

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20_1 The Fall of - Philoctetes who has them • Still Troy won’t fall The Trojan Horse • Oydsseus conceives the idea of the horse – Epeus –

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