Abducted? or Willingly?
By: Dormecia Allen
the story about how Paris got Helen...
...who's fiance of Menelaus, king of Sparta.
So here goes the story...
Aphrodite offered to grant Paris love with Helen, (soon to be wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta)
in exchange for the "prized golden apple"
Since people in this time were SO DESPERATE Paris took the deal. You will soon see why this was such a bad idea.
So Paris sailed from his palace in Troy to go to Helen and Menelaus' wedding feast at their home in Sparta.
At the wedding feast Helen fell deeply in love with Paris so they ran off together to Troy.Many people beleive Paris abducted he but that is not true.
Paris didn't abduct Helen, she willingly went because she was under Aphrodite's love powers.
When Menelaus found out Helen was gone with Paris in Troy, he was furious. He declared that Greece was in war against Troy.
Menelaus also called upon all of Helen's previous suitors. Since they made an oath to protect Helen and the man she chose to marry.
And guess who one of those suitors was...
Thank You By:Dormecia Allen