Who led the Greeks to fight against troy?
The tale of the Trojan war is most famously told in the Iliad. The Greeks were led by Menelaus and his brother Agamemnon.
Agamemnon and his brother Menelaus led the army against Troy, however there were many other kings and generals who joined him and marched against Troy. Some examples of the other kings and generals were Ajax, Achilles and Odysseus. Final note: The army was composed of 1000 ships not men. The estimated numbers of troops that attacked Troy are estimated to be between 70,000 and 130,000.
Today, it might called a civil war, Greeks fighting Greeks. But back in those days when cities were like today's countries (far apart and unknown) they often fought each other. This war was northern Greeks (although not called that) led by Athens against southern Greeks (although probably not called that) led by Sparta.
The Greeks had colonized southern Italy and the island of Sicily long before the rise of Rome. According to legend, when Troy fell, the refugees, led by Aeneas, made their way to Italy and settled at Alba Longa, which h led to the later settlement of Rome. Julius Caesar claimed lineage to Aeneas, and through him, Venus.
The 1956 film "Helen of Troy" takes place in the ancient Greek city of Troy, situated in northwest Anatolia which is now modern day Turkey. It is best known as the setting where the Trojan War took place, as described by the two epic poems Homer wrote called "The Illiad" and "The Odyssey." The Trojan War is one of the most defining tales in Greek mythology. The war the Achaeans (Greeks) waged against Troy was…
If you mean the animals used in the gladiatorial animal hunts, they were killed during the fight. If you mean the horses of the cavalry after a battle, their wounds were patched up and they were given a rest. If you mean an animal against animal fight, the winner was led away to fight again, if able.
The Greeks launched a war of independence in order to liberate themselves from Ottoman Occupation in 1821. The Romantic movement in UK and France led to the armies of those countries buttressing the Greeks in their independence war. After their victory in 1827, the Greeks began to fight the Ottomans for more territory for Greece.