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When the woman is a powerful man’s wife — Helen was married to King Menelaus of Sparta — the effort to retrieve her can hardly help escalating to armed conflict.The war on the American frontier, seen through the abduction of Daniel Boone’s daughter|H. W. Brands|October 29, 2021|Washington Post
Aided by some divine meddling, Paris performs the consummate indignity against his host Menelaus by absconding with his wife.‘A Sustained Sense of Violation’: When Bad House Guests Invade Literature|Matt Seidel|July 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Menelaus being convicted, promised Ptolemee to give him much money to persuade the king to favour him.
And in Gazarim, Andronicus and Menelaus, who bore a more heavy hand upon the citizens than the rest.
The sword of Menelaus broke into three or four pieces when he smote the helmet ridge of Paris.
Menelaus takes a spear, and goes to look for Agamemnon, whom he finds arming himself beside his ship.
Many others volunteer, but Agamemnon bids Diomede choose his own companion, with a very broad hint not to take Menelaus.