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  • n. (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

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Examples

  • The Triads featuring men and women who received the might of Adam or the beauty of Eve feature Helen of Troy, Paris son of Priam, Hercules and Hector from classical mythology.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • She went for walks with the Queen, twice (calling themselves Mrs Fitzjames and Mrs Marmion, if you please), and even made Albert laugh when charades were played in the evening, by impersonating Helen of Troy with a Scotch accent.

    Fiancée

  • Trust me, this mixture of curiosity and revulsion is nothing Helen of Troy would ever have encountered.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Also 2 historical fiction books, 1 on Helen of Troy and 1 on Cleopatra and a dictionary.

    Book Chick City

  • Because her dad's a billionaire, however, she's Helen of Troy, and can get away with everything up and and including ritual murder.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • This retelling of the Irish mythological equivalent of Helen of Troy is a terrific saga that brings to life the Ancient Celtic period.

    The Swan Maiden-Jules Watson « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • Could be interesting but I think that Margaret George and Amanda Elyot took care of this with their Helen of Troy novels, although it might be interesting to see what went on back in Greece from Penelope's POV during the 20 years Odysseus was gone, or even Noah's wife having to deal with all those animals on the ark

    Historicals, Should Be You Know, Historical

  • Of course Helen of Troy is the supreme example of this phenomenon.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Shame they never thought to take enough pictures of Helen of Troy.

    dustbury.com » And just a little bit of that

  • "It was a coordination nightmare," says Mr. Burgess, who is a senior operations manager for Helen of Troy, a consumer-products company.

    Traveling the Globe -- Just to Get to Class

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