Helen and Menelaus on at Attic red-figure crater, by the Menelaus Painter from c. 540-440 B.C. at the Louvre.
Marie-Lan Nguyen/Wikimedia Commons.
Laurie Macguire, in Helen of Troy From Homer to Hollywood
, lists the following 11 men as husbands of Helen in ancient literature, proceeding from the canonical list in chronological order, to the 5 exceptional ones:
- Helenus ("ousted by Deiphobus")
- Achilles (Afterlife)
- Enarsphorus (Plutarch)
- Idas (Plutarch)
- Lynceus (Plutarch)
- Corythus (Parthenius)
- Theoclymenus (attempt - thwarted -- in Euripides)