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The abduction of Helen by Prince Paris triggered the Trojan War in “The Iliad” and in numerous remakes down to Wolfgang Petersen’s 2004 film “Troy.”

The prison is in Troy, about 110 miles southwest of the District.

Asides throughout reveal that Briseis is telling this story from a vantage point 50 years on and hint that there will be another volume to chronicle her life after Troy.

From age 17 to 19, Foote attended the Troy Female Seminary in Troy, New York.

There have been some amazingly close games — Texas A&M inched past Troy with some questionable refereeing — and an upset that took the FiveThirtyEight Excitement Index all the way to 11 as Wright State beat Arkansas.

That was the sad and screwy logic that propelled Douglas McAuthur McCain and his pal Troy Kastigar.

One of them, Troy Jones, a 19-year-old aspiring photojournalist, remembered Brown from the scrimmage line.

Finally, tired of laying siege to Troy, the Greeks build a large wooden horse, leave it outside the city gates, and go away.

Following the 2004 movie Troy, starring Brad Pitt, Canakkale bought the Trojan Horse used in the film and put it in a public park.

When Odysseus journeyed back from Troy, his men tied him to the mast of his ship when the Sirens tempted him to leave it.

Whether their hearts were turned Troy-ward in the gean or to some small unsung British tre or Troynovant, who can tell?

For, because the Romans sacrifice a horse, he immediately concludes that they do it because Troy was taken by means of a horse.

I like the Wall of Troy design you are using, and the blues and gray will be a good combination.

Zeus reflects on his promise, and sends a false Dream to beguile Agamemnon, promising that now he shall take Troy.

Paris was a shepherd of Mount Ida, in Troy, and before him the lovely trio appeared in all their wonderful beauty.


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