TITLE

The Fall of Troy

AUTHOR(S)
Maule, David; Holden, Susan
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Story of Troy;2000, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "The Story of Troy" is presented. It describes how the Greeks attacked the city of Troy that led to its destruction. The Greeks entered the city undetected and slaughtered the Trojans. They threw Hector's baby son from the high walls to his death. King Priam's son Polities was killed by Achilles' son, Pyrrhus. He also killed King Priam and took Hecuba, Cassandra and Hector's wife Andromache as his prisoners.
ACCESSION #
43701049

 

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