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 »
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Dec 26, 2011 ... Achilles, one of the best fighters that walked the earth, lived 3200 years ago but his name is well known by everyone. This almighty demigod ...

Achilles - The Greatest Warrior of All Time - Mythagora Home Page

Achilles was the son of King Peleus and the Nereid, Thetis. His birth was the result of the union between a mortal [Peleus] and an Immortal [Thetis], which made ...

Achilles - Ancient Greek Myth - Ancient Greece for Kids!

A brief biography of Achilles, with details that aren't in the Iliad about Achilles' childhood. Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character, ...

A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, Achilles

In the legends about Achilles, as about all the heroes of the Trojan war, the Homeric traditions should be carefully kept apart from the various additions and ...

Achilles, the main hero of the Trojan War - Greek-Gods.Info

Achilles, the strong hero of the Trojan War and a main character of Homer's Iliad.

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Achilles Image. ACHILLES, (Gk. Achilleus). The hero of Homer's Iliad, and the type of glorious youth. In the Homeric poems his story is simple. The son of King ...

Biography | Achilles Liarmakopoulos

Biography. Achilles Liarmakopoulos is the trombonist of the legendary Canadian Brass. Achilles has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe and ...

Troy - ACHILLES - AwesomeStories

Jul 13, 2014 ... Greek mythology says that Achilles is half man and half-god; Achilles' only ... ACHILLES (Illustration) Biographies Famous People Film History ...

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Achilles Biography (Mythical Figure) - Infoplease

Biography of Achilles, Greek warrior at the center of Homer's Iliad.

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 ...

Achilles Short Biography - Troy's Greek Hero

Achilles was considered the greatest Greek hero of the Trojan War.


Name. Achilles. Date of Birth / Date of Death. He is a Fictional Figure in Homer's Iliad. Birthplace. Perusals, Greece. Education. He was taught by Phoenix, to be ...