The greatest happiness is to scatter your enemy, to drive him before you, to see his cities reduced to ashes, to see those who love him shrouded in tears, and to gather into your bosom his wives and daughters. — Ghengis Khan

Helen

~ 1200 BC
Civilization: Greek — Sparta
   Field of Renown:  heroine — Temptress
Era:  Heroic

Wife of Greek Menelaus, who ran off with Paris of Troy. This insult caused the Trojan War.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Childhood of Paris  in  The Story of the Greeks  by  H. A. Guerber


Image Links


Paris and Helen
 in Alexander the Great

Helen
 in Romulus

Paris Abducting Helen
 in Romulus

Into the sleeping heart of Helen there came remembrance.
 in The Iliad

Often she would stand upon the walls of Troy.
 in The Story of Greece

Helen of Troy
 in The Story of the Greek People