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In Greek mythology, Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character and greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. His mother was the nymph ...

Achilles - Greek Mythology


Achilles was a hero in Greek mythology and one of the main characters that participated in the Trojan War. He was also the protagonist of Homer'...

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In Greek legend, Achilles was the son of the king of the Myrmidons, Peleas, and the Nereid Thetis. He was said to have been dipped into the river Styx by his ...

Achilles | Greek mythology | Britannica.com


Feb 9, 2015 ... Achilles, in Greek mythology, son of the mortal Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, and the Nereid, or sea nymph, Thetis. Achilles was the bravest, ...

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Achilles - Mythweb


Achilles was the best fighter of the Greeks besieging Troy in the Trojan War. When the hero Odysseus journeyed to the Underworld to seek the advice of the ...

Greek Mythology: Achilles


ACHILLES And His Vulnerable Heel Achilles was a powerful hero in Homer's Iliad, and undoubtedly the greatest warrior on the battlefield at Troy. In his youth ...

Who is Achilles? - Greek Mythology - Quatr.us


May 2016 -Achilles was the son of Peleus and Thetis: Peleus was a king in Greece, and Thetis was a nymph. When Achilles was still a little baby, his mother  ...

Achilles - CliffsNotes


The greatest warrior in the Achaian army. The Iliad is about the Trojan War, but it is primarily about the war as it is affected by Achilles' wrath, or anger. A.

Achilles - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Sep 29, 2012 ... Leader of the fearsome Myrmidons, sacker of cities, and slayer of Hektor, godlike Achilles was quite simply invincible in battle, and only the ...

In Greek mythology, Achilles was the greatest hero of the Trojan War and the central character of Homer's epic poem Iliad. Although completely reliable evidence is absent, most scholars date the Trojan War to the 12th or 13th century before Christ,... More »
Born: c. 1250 B.C., Thessaly, Greece
Died: c. 1200 B.C.