The Fall of Troy

Quintus Smyrnaeus (ca. 4th C. - ca. 4th C.)
Translated by Arthur Sanders Way (1847 - 1930)

The Fall of Troy also called "Posthomeric" is an account of the Trojan war from the Arrival of Penthesleia to the sack of Troy.(summary by Titurel)

PLing by Linny and DrPGould

Genre(s): Classics (Greek & Latin Antiquity)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 How died for Troy the Queen of the Amazons Penthesileia. Titurel
Play 02 How Memnon, Son of the Dawn, for Troy's sake fell in the Battle Titurel
Play 03 How by the shaft of a God laid low was Hero Achilles Titurel
Play 04 How in the Funeral Games of Achilles heroes contended. Titurel
Play 05 How the Arms of Achilles were cause of madness and death unto Aias. Titurel
Play 06 How came for the helping of Troy Eurypylus, Hercules' grandson. Titurel
Play 07 How the Son of Achilles was brought to the War from the Isle of Scyros. Titurel
Play 08 How Hercules' Grandson perished in fight with the Son of Achilles. Titurel
Play 09 How from his long lone exile returned to the war Philoctetes. Titurel
Play 10 How Paris was stricken to death, and in vain sought help of Oenone Titurel
Play 11 How the sons of Troy for the last time fought from her walls and her towers. Titurel
Play 12 How the Wooden Horse was fashioned, and brought into Troy by her people. Titurel
Play 13 How Troy in the night was taken and sacked with fire and slaughter. Titurel
Play 14 How the conquerors sailed from Troy unto judgment of tempest and shipwreck. Titurel