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  • Troy : Movie Analysis Of The Movie Troy

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    The beginning of the movie Troy started off with the Greek army, led by King Agamemnon, ready for battle against the troops of Triopas. The kings agreed to have a battle with their greatest warriors. Triopas summoned Boagrius, a very large soldier that would set fear to any other hero. Agamemnon summoned Achilles, who wasn't present at the time. Achilles arrived shortly after and without hesitation defeated Boagrius, single-handedly. Many great heroes feared Boagrius because of his great size and

  • Troy : Movie Analysis Of The Movie Troy

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    The beginning of the movie Troy, starts off with the Greek army, led by King Agamemnon, ready for battle against the troops of Triopas. The kings agree to have a battle of their greatest warriors. Triopas summons Boagrius, a very large soldier that would set fear to any other hero. Agamemnon summons Achilles, who isn't present at the time. He arrives shortly after and without hesitation, he defeats Boagrius single-handedly. Many great heros would fear Boagrius because of his great size and strength

  • Troy Movie Analysis

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    Review Sheet I. Introduction Troy directed by Wolfgang Petersen and was is written by David Benioff released in 2004. The movie length is 186 minutes. It was based on Homer's Iliad. It is about epic an epic war film which portrays the battle between the kingdoms of Troy and Sparta. While visiting Spartan King Menelaus (Brendan Gleeson), for a peace treaty Trojan prince Paris (Orlando Bloom) falls for Menelaus' wife, Helen (Diane Kruger), and takes her back with them to Troy. Menelaus' brother, King Agamemnon

  • Trojan War and Troy

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    HIS 111- Antiquity to 1500 Film Analysis- Troy Troy is an adaption of the poem written by Homer, also known as the Iliad. The screenplay was written by David Benioff and stars Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Brian Cox, Diane Kruger, and Rose Byrne. It is a brilliant story of love and war produced in 2004. My reason for choosing this film is because of the controversy over what is myth and what is fact regarding the fall of Troy. I find the movie so majestic yet the timeframe of the Iliad

  • Troy vs. the Iliad Essay

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    movie, Troy, has proven to be a very loose adaptation of Homer's original, as are almost all stories that are made into movies, unfortunately. With its timeless storyline, amazing scenery, gorgeous actors/actresses and most of all, its reported two hundred million dollar budget, it is easy to see why Troy was hyped up to be a box office hit. However, the film critics were harsh on this movie, as they had every right to be, and it ended up being a total flop. Compared to Homer's Iliad, Troy is rather

  • Helen Of Troy And Greek Mythology

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    “Helen of Troy was the daughter of Zeus and Leda in Greek mythology. She has a twin sister named Clytemnestra as well as her twin brothers Castor and Pollux (Dioscuri). Helen was considered to be the most beautiful woman in the known world. As a young girl she was abducted by Theseus, who left her in the care of his mother but Helen was later rescued by her brothers when they invaded Athens. Many suitors tried to win Helen’s hand after her return and eventually Menelaus brother of Agamemnon become

  • Differences Between Troy And The Iliad

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    As the last scene of movie Troy fades, we see the words “inspired by Homer’s “The Iliad””. There is no doubt that the Iliad is one of the greatest poems of all time and, therefore, it has inspired multiple works of art over almost three thousand years of its existence. One of these works is the film Troy, which attempts to make an adaptation that reflects the Greek culture and appeals to the modern audience at the same time. In this essay Troy will be compared with the Iliad through examination of

  • Historical Accuracy Of The Movie Troy

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    The movie Troy, from Hollywood has been one of the greatest Hollywood movies ever made. It was nominated for more than 10 awards and made approximately $497 million worldwide (Troy (2004) - Financial Information). It was one of the most successful films ever made. However, the content that was in the movie brought some speculation into whether or not the events of the movie were historically accurate. Troy is precise in its portrayal of the setting and the intensity of the Trojan war. Nevertheless

  • Troy vs. The Iliad Essays

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    Troy vs. The Iliad Over the thousands of years that the epic story the Iliad has survived, there has no doubt been some form of alteration to Homer’s original. Last May, Wolfgang Petersen directed a movie based on the Iliad. This movie, Troy, has proven to be a very loose adaptation of Homer’s original, as are almost all stories that are made into movies, unfortunately. With its timeless storyline, amazing scenery, gorgeous actors/actresses and most of all, its reported two hundred million

  • The City Of Troy And The Trojan War

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    this text I will answer the question: "In your opinion, is the existence of the city of Troy and the Trojan War real or "just a good story" (an artistic creation)?" I believe in the existence or the city of Troy as well as the Trojan War because of all the written and archaeological evidence that has been found on this topic. First of all, written evidence plays a big part in why I believe the city of Troy and the Trojan War were real events. The biggest written evidence is the famous poem Iliad

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