Jan 1, 1000
Wedding of King Pelius and ThetisThe marriage of Thetis to a mortal man assures that the son would be mortal, and therefore of no threat to Zeus' sovereignty.
Jan 2, 1000
The Judgement of ParisContest between the goddesses of Olympos: Aphrodite, Hera and Athena, for the prize of a golden apple.
Jan 3, 1000
Paris visits King MenelausParis went to Sparta and took Helen away with him to Troy. The Trojans refused to send her back. Agamemnon raised an army of Greek warriors to retrieve Helen, reminding them of their oath to her husband.
Jan 5, 1000
The Army at last is assembledAgamemnon was joined by the Greek heroes Achilles, Odysseus, Nestor and Ajax, and accompanied by a fleet of more than a thousand ships from throughout the Hellenic world. They crossed the Aegean Sea to Asia Minor to lay siege to Troy and demand Helen’s return by Priam, the Trojan king.
Jun 6, 1218
Patroclus DiesPatroclus can't help himself, and he chases after the Trojans all the way to the gates of their city. The god Apollo sides with the Trojans, like Zeus, and steps in to stop Patroclus, who is wounded. Hector kills Patroclus, fulfilling Zeus' prophecy.
Jun 8, 1218
Surrender by ParisPhiloctetes mortally wounds Paris, Helen makes her way to Mount Ida where she begs Paris's first wife, the nymph Oenone, to heal him. Still bitter that Paris had spurned her for his birthright in the city and then forgotten her for Helen, Oenone refuses. Helen returns alone to Troy, where Paris dies later the same day.