Helen of Troy
Date: 1510 the wife of Menelaus whose abduction by Paris brings about the Trojan War

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Helen of Troy — n. Gr. Legend the beautiful wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta: the Trojan War is started because of her abduction by Paris to Troy * * * …   Universalium

  • Helen of Troy — n. Gr. Legend the beautiful wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta: the Trojan War is started because of her abduction by Paris to Troy …   English World dictionary

  • Helen of Troy — Hel|en of Troy in ancient Greek stories, the wife of ↑Menelaus, the king of ↑Sparta. Helen was famous for her great beauty, and she is often mentioned in literature as a typical example of a very beautiful woman. When Helen s lover ↑Paris took… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Helen Of Troy —    From Greek mythology, she was considered the most beautiful woman in Greece, with a face that could launch a thousand ships. Her parents were Zeus and Leda, the wife of King Tyndareus of Sparta. Paris, a prince of Troy, abducted her from her… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Helen of Troy — noun (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War • Syn: ↑Helen • Topics: ↑Greek mythology • Instance Hypernyms: ↑mythical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Helen of Troy — n. (Greek Mythology) beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris which caused the Trojan War …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Helen of Troy —    Voir Hélène de Troie …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Helen of Troy (disambiguation) — Helen of Troy may refer to:* Helen, the figure from Greek mythology * Helen of Troy , a 1956 motion picture * Helen of Troy , a 2003 television miniseries * Helen of Troy , an album by avant garde rock musician and composer John Cale. * Helen of… …   Wikipedia

  • Helen of Troy Villa — (Терсефану,Кипр) Категория отеля: Адрес: Tersephanou, 7562 Терсефану, Кипр …   Каталог отелей

  • Helen of Troy (film) — Infobox Film name = Helen of Troy caption = Original film poster director = Robert Wise producer = writer = Hugh Gray N. Richard Nash John Twist narrator = starring = Rossana Podestà Jacques Sernas Cedric Hardwicke Stanley Baker Niall MacGinnis… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”