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Achilles

~ 1200 BC
Civilization: Greek — Mycenae
   Field of Renown:  hero — Demigod
Era:  Heroic

Greatest Warrior on the Greek side in the Trojan War. Invincible except for his heel.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Wrath of Achilles  in  The Story of the Greeks  by  H. A. Guerber
Achilles  in  Famous Men of Greece  by  John H. Haaren and A. B. Poland
Achilles and the War about Troy  in  Greek Gods, Heroes, and Men  by  Caroline H. and Samuel B. Harding
Achilles and Briseis the Faircheeked  in  The Story of Greece  by  Mary Macgregor
Horses of Achilles  in  The Story of Greece  by  Mary Macgregor


Image Links


Achilles
 in Alexander the Great

Achilles Dragging the Body of Hector
 in Alexander the Great

Achilles, fleetest of foot, and bravest of all Greek heroes.
 in The Iliad