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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.

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In Greek mythology, Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character and .... century AD, and to non-surviving previous sources, when Achilles was born Thetis tried to make him immortal, by dipping him in the river Styx.

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Sep 29, 2012 ... In Greek mythology, Achilles was born to Peleus and Thetis the Nereid. His mother, in order to make her son immortal, held him over a divine ...

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Oct 2, 2016 ... Achilles is the quintessentially heroic subject of Homer's Iliad. He was the greatest and fastest hero on the Greek side during the Trojan War.

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Because he's mythological, there is no precise birthdate or birthplace… Another version of the heel story has it that Thetis was trying to make baby Achilles ...

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In Greek mythology, son of the mortal Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, and the Nereid, or sea nymph, Thetis. Achilles was the bravest, handsomest, and greatest  ...

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When Achilles was born, his mother wanted to make him immortal and thus, dipped him in the river Styx. However, she did not realise that his heel, by which she ...

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Achilles' father was Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, and his mother was Thetis, a sea nymph. After Achilles was born, his mother wanted to protect him from harm.

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