The Trojan War was a war fought between the Greeks and Trojans that lasted for a decade. In the last year of the war the Greeks hide within a giant wooden horse that the Trojans brought into their walls, under the impression it was a gift and they had defeat the Greeks. After a long drunken night of celebrating, the Trojan soldiers came out from hiding in the horse and defeated the Trojans. At this battle, the king of Troy, Priam was killed by Achilles' son, Pyrrhus. Priam's wife, Hecuba was present at the slaughter of Priam and witnessed it along with the death on one of her sons.