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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.

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

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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