Galba was the first of the generals that were fighting for the throne to reach Rome and had himself proclaimed emperor. He was an old man of 75 when he became emperor.He was famous for the mistake that he refused top pay the soldiers the bonus that emperors usually paid them. Otho, a friend Galba had dissapointed, turned his soldiers against Galba and on January 16 69 AD Galba was killed and he only reigned for barely 7 months.The next emperor Marcus Salvius Otho, as soon as he became emperor Otho faced a revolt of his own as the praetorian guard supported him but the Legions in Germany supported a man named Vitellius. As a result ,the German legions marched on Rome to put Vitellius on the throne and to depose Otho.when he heard of this revolt, Otho sent his troops to fight Vitellius. Otho had sent his troops to late and his army suffered a horrible defeat.
According to Zeus, it’s only Poseidon that has ill will toward Odysseus for some reason or another and it was his doing that got Odysseus trapped on Kalypso’s island in the first place. Athena comes up with a plan to help Odysseus and get him off the island. First, Athena compels Zeus to send Hermes to Odysseus and Kalypso and with word that he is to be freed home. Athena addresses the issue of Odysseus’ family. It would seem that in Odysseus’ absence, suitors have been courting his wife Penelope and occupying his home.
Pelos’s sons fought because they both wished to rule to the city of Mycenae. Only one who could get the Golden Fleece (soft fabric) from the ram would be selected to rule the city. Atreus wins the challenge and is handed over the Golden Fleece from the goddess Artemis. But, the Golden Fleece was secretly given to Thyestes by Atreus’s wife who is Thyestes’s lover. Later Arteus kills his wife Aerope and fights with this brother and wins the city.
To save Percy, Beckendorf sacrifices his own life while Percy dives overboard. When Percy wakes again, he is in his dad’s palace resting with his half-brother Tyson, a Cyclops. The palace is under war with the old seat Titan, Oceanus. Percy pleads his father to let him help, but Poseidon sends his son back to Camp Half-Blood. At Camp Half-Blood, Chiron allows Percy to hear his “Great Prophecy.” Afterwards, he informs the Camp of a spy for Kronos, but they put that aside as they have much bigger problems such as the impeding war against the Titans.
English Allusions 2/23-Pale Horse Origin- It’s a biblical horse that death rides in Rev. 6:8 Meaning- a representation of Death, as in literature or the Bible. 2/24-Trojan horse Origin-Comes from the Trojan war when the greeks built a giant wooden horse and hid men inside. They left the horse outside of Troy and pretended to sail away as a sign that the Trojans won. That night the Greek force crept out of the horse and opened the gates for the rest of the Greek army, which had sailed back under cover of night.
In the book The Odyssey , Odysseus the main character is sent off to fight in a war. After being in the war for 10 years Odysseus takes a crew and heads home to his wife and only child. The gods keep Odysseus from getting home for another 10 years throwing him off course. Finally, Odysseus gets to an oracle where he is told that he has two ways that he can get home. He can only choose one.
During this war in Gaul Caesar only lost two battles in that nine years, and he conquered the area he wanted. Although celebrations were held in Rome for Caesar and his victories not everyone celebrated it. Pompey Julius’s son in law became suspicious of Caesar and because of that Pompey grew an alliance with the conservatives. In 49 B.C., Caesar was ordered to give up his army by the conservatives. But Julius had no intention in doing so because it would leave him defenseless.
They wonder whether she has dreamed this, or perhaps heard a rumor. * Clytemnestra hopes that the Greeks will commit no offenses against the gods that would hinder a safe journey home. * A Herald expresses his relief at returning to Argos after ten years abroad, saying that he never dared to hope that he would see his home again. * He announces that the city of Troy has in fact fallen and Agamemnon will return home. * He goes on to describe the conditions they endured during the siege of Troy: the cramped ships that carried them there, the terrible weather and the death.
He had just fought a war in troy and is on his way home to Ithaca, but on the way he runs into the wrong things and soon becomes years before he is able to get home. Then when he dose get home he has to fight the suitors. So he fights them then gets his kingdom back as well as he wife. The film O brother where are thou? That is based off The Odyssey resembles it but with a different life and setting.
A story is told of a man, Achilles, a warrior, unlike any seen before; he fights in a war that ends in his tragic death and the downfall of a city of greatness which finally perished in fire. The city is named Troy and the war includes a 10 year siege laid by the Greeks over a conflict that began with a woman and her love for a man. Not just any man but a Prince Paris of Troy. The legends were originally thought to be almost entirely fiction, but over time historians have collected enough evidence to create doubt about how much of the tale is more than just myth. The saga has been retold for hundreds of years and has become even harder to trace back to truth because of the many views on the account mainly by Homer’s take on the event in his fictions The Odyssey and The Iliad.