Let them say I lived in the time of Hector, tamer of horses. Briseis begs him not to go, but he ignores her. The end is also too tidy and polished in setting the comeuppance of all the major players while James Horner's trumpet and vocal heavy score is a misfire and does little justice to the visuals. There are numerous points which could be asserted as the true climax, but which can be considered ultimately veritable? Answer Many ancient legends have long been thought to be completely fictitious. During these twelve days, the Greeks build a horse, vanish inside of it and make it seem that they were cursed with a plague. Familial pride dictates that an affront to Menelaus is an affront to his brother Agamemnon Brian Cox , powerful King of the Mycenaeans, who soon unites all the massive tribes of Greece to steal Helen back from Troy in defense of his brother's honor. Agamemnon, English-language films, Helen 9931 Words 22 Pages Nowadays, a lot of people are trying to analyze old poems written by great ancient poets.
His ship is forced to return to Troy in a storm after he has been swept overboard on the shore of Sparta, but Paris is found by Helen, Queen of Sparta Rossana Podestà , with whom he falls in love. Finding nothing, they leave; but one soldier, Rolfe, whom had once had affections for daughter Liesl, stays behind and eventually finds them out. The Myrmidons return to camp as Achilles emerges from his tent. They are in hiding when a group of soldiers comes to investigate the area. Anatolia is west of Greece across the Aegean Sea and north of Egypt across the Mediterranean Sea. Menelaus approaches his brother Agamemnon, a king who has conquered every army of Greece, and now commands them.
Place of Action: Troy Asia Minor , also Ilium ancient Ilion , famous city of Greek legend, on the northwestern corner of Asia Minor, in present-day Turkey. Achilles is outraged and attacks Eudorus. Paris, who is suspicious, urges his father to burn the horse, but Priam brings the horse into the city where its revered as a sign of the end of the war. Within the cradle of ancient civilization empires are built, wars fought, alliances forged, and heroes born. If he goes to Troy, he will find his eternal glory and history will remember his name for thousands of years. The climax of the story is the main part. In the end Troy delivers less than it promises because it promises too much.
Especially effective are two key battles that pit Paris against Menelaus and then later towards the climax, Achilles against Hector. Overall the movie was very entertaining but also contained many small errors and some historical inaccuracies. Agamemnon demands that the Trojans return Helen to his brother and submit to his rule. The next day, Agamemnon's army marches for Troy while Achilles, still seething over his loss of Briseis, watches from a nearby hill with his men. She tells him that, before he was even born, she knew this day would come. As they begin to fight, Priam and Paris watch while Helen comforts Andromache who can't bring herself to look.
When Paris was in danger of being killed, his divine protector, Aphrodite, broke the strap of the helmet, which Menelaus was clutching. This cause of war was referred to many times in The Iliad authored by Homer:. Arthur is forced depending on which legend you read to put Gwen on trial for treason. When menelaus found out , and since he was a king and his brother was a king he wanted to wage war on Troy. I believe the climax is the slaughter of Macduff's family.
In the Odyssey, she drugs her husband's court with heart's ease which makes them numb to all emotional pain. The film was adapted by Homers great epic poem, The Iliad. Though she is upset to have to consider the plan, she heeds his advice. And so Athena offered all the wisdom in the world. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans. The ending is that Jack dies, Rose is rescued and Jack lives on in her memory. The Achaeans wanted to award the armor of Achilles to the Achaean hero they thought came next in stature to Achilles.
He admits that he killed a boy who was much too young and feels that his actions will have severe repercussions. As Achilles sleeps that night, Briseis takes a dagger and holds it to his throat. The city is guarded by a high, thick wall that has remained impenetrable since its founding. Hector is dismayed when he pulled Achilles helmet off and finds Patroclus and gives him a killing blow. Some legends say that Arthur is sleeping, and in a time of greatest need will rise again. A half-god and blessed with incomparable strength and skill, Achilles lives to fight but he refuses to associate with Agamemnon, preferring instead to seek his own destiny and be immortalized in history. He then returns with his bow and arrow to help fight.
The Greeks awake in time to see large balls of hay being rolled down the hill towards camp, ignited in huge fireballs by the torched arrows. . He explains that as long as a Trojan wields it there is hope for their people. Unfortunately, Helen was already married. Odysseus, king of Ithaca and under command of Agamemnon, goes to convince Achilles to accompany them in the conquest of Troy. After killing Priam, Agamemnon then finds Briseis and taunts her,and she kills him.