Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus king of Sparta.”
The Greeks built the horse in three days and the city of Troy was expecting an attack.
The Greeks sailed off and hide behind some Islands.
The Greeks left a peace offering sign on the horse.
Inside the horse five soldiers were secretly hiding.
Falling for the trick.
The people of Troy accepted the horse and brought it into the city.
The Greeks had sailed back during the night and the soldiers inside the horse opened a trap door and climbed out and opened the city gates.
The Wooden Horse
The Greek army attacked and defeated the city of Troy and retrieved Helen.
“The Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Greeks after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus king of Sparta. It was said to be Zeus’s plan. Zeus was not faithful to his wife and had many relationships and children. He thought the earth was over populated and his plan was the Trojan War. To use demigods to deplete the population.
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It describes the subterfuge which took place in the Trojan War. The Trojans had accepted the wooden horse as a trophy while the Greeks had sailed off. Inside the wooden horse 5 Greek soldiers were hidden and they climbed out at night and opened the gates. (Trojan horse, 2016)