GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

HELEN

Greek legendary mortal

Of Troy. The face that launched a thousand ships

She was a daughter of ZEUS via LEDA laying an egg. Naturally he wished to keep very quiet about this and came to an arrangement with Tyndareous, King of the Spartans, to do the fatherhood honors.

HELEN grew up to be astonishingly beautiful and this was her downfall — also the downfall of Troy due to the manipulations of ERIS.

However, it was very good news for Homer and all lovers of sublime tragic literature.

HELEN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : HELEN
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : legendary mortal
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 10379
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Article last updated on 02 January 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Helen: Greek legendary mortal (Greek mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 02 Jan. 2013. Web. 22 September 2014.

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