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Achilles - Wikipedia


In Greek mythology, Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character and ..... Achilles is a major character in Madeline Miller's debut novel, The Song of Achilles (2011), w...

Achilles - Ancient History - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Achilles, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

The Trojan War: fact or fiction? | OUPblog


May 17, 2013 ... Certainly the heroes, from Achilles to Hector, are portrayed so credibly that it is easy to believe the story. But is it truly an account based on real ...

Is Troy True? The Evidence Behind Movie Myth


May 14, 2004 ... There is, for example, no evidence that Achilles or even Helen existed. ... Shangri -la but a real city, and that the Trojan War indeed happened.

FACT BEHIND FICTION | The Trojan War: Kings, Warriors & Women


Rounded Rectangle: FACT BEHIND FICTION Home | Email | SiteMap | Links | ... Achilles falls in love with the king's daughter-Deidamia and they have a son ...

FACT BEHIND FICTION | Ulysses of Ithaca


In the film Troy, between Achilles and Hector the character of Ulysses got a rather small role - one that is politely known as a character role. Given the deadly ...

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Unearthing Troy's truth


May 21, 2004 ... BBC News Online investigates the historical facts behind the Hollywood blockbuster Troy. ... Achilles tendon, referring to the warrior hero with a fatal weakness. ... has been trying to separate fact from this fiction for decades.

Troy, starring Brad Pitt, is a historical travesty | Film | The Guardian


Aug 28, 2008 ... Troy: Brad Pitt as Achilles ... Brad Pitt as a straightened out Achilles. ... The real ( or real-ish) Menelaus survived the Trojan War, and was happily ...

Achilles - Encyclopedia.com


The Trojan War Myth: Fact and Fiction of Homer's "The Iliad"


Feb 4, 2012 ... The Trojan War Myth: Fact and Fiction of Homer's The Iliad ... of Troy — formerly, Helen of Sparta — Menelaus, Agamemnon, Achilles, Paris, ...