Troy

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Troy is the movie developed to depict events of the Trojan war. The setting is around the time of 1250 B.C, with most of the scenes taking place in Troy. However, it does begin with scenes from Greece. The basis of the movie tells the story of the war, which begins because of Helen ( king of Greek’s wife) falls in love with prince of Troy, Paris. After peace has been between Troy and Greece ,this sparks an uproar and the Greeks go to Troy via ships to attack, behind their best fighter Achilles. In summary, in the end the Greeks conquer Troy by entering hiding in a giant Trojan horse. The main character of Troy and the Trojan War was Achilles, who was the greatest warrior. He was also the son of Thetis and said to be immortal. Other main characters include Paris and Hector, both princes’ of Troy, Achilles killed Hector and Paris killed Achilles. These played significant roles in the dynamics of the far and sparked certain events of the war. Two other main characters are the kings, king of Troy, Agamemon, and king of Greeks, Menalous. Another important character was Prious, the cousin of Hector and Paris. Achilles and Prious fall in love. The movie Troy was created to display events of the Trojan War, however it is controversial on if the war or events of the war ever really happened. With no written records, it is hard to compare the movie with actual historical events. Scientists are believed to have found Troy , which could give more insight on the said Trojan war. The major event in the movie is the Greeks entering Troy by hiding in the Trojan horse, however there is no evidence to prove that fact. It is however not very believable that the Greeks were able to hide in a very large horse all day without going unnoticed and attack at night. It is however known that horses were a very important part in this culture. The film gives historically accurate…...

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