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Achilles
   is a character in   
Troilus and Cressida
A Greek Prince
Achilles
   can be killed by   
Shooting an Arrow to the Heel
The death of Achilles was not mentioned in Homer's Iliad, but appeared in later Greek & Roman poetry & drama concerning events after the Iliad, later in the Trojan War. Achilles was said to have died from a heel wound as the result of an arrow - possibly poisoned - by Paris. According to a myth arising later, his mother, Thetis, had dipped the infant Achilles in the river Styx, holding onto him by his heel, and he became invulnerable where the waters touched him, that is, everywhere but the areas covered by her thumb and forefinger.
Presence
   featured   
Achilles Last Stand
Ajax and Achilles Playing Dice
   was made in   
Greece
Painted ceramic, c. 540 BC; Museo del Vaticano, Rome
Achilles
   is described as   
The Leader of the Myrmidons
Agenor
   is described as   
A Trojan Warrior Who Attempts to Fight Achilles in Book 21 of The Illiad.
Asteropaeus
   is described as   
A Trojan Warrior Who is Killed by Achilles
Diomede
   is described as   
The Mistress of Achilles
Hephaestus
   is described as   
Maker of Armor for Achilles and Was the Husband of Aphrodite
Patroclus
   is described as   
The Son of Menoetius and Beloved Companion to Achilles
Peleus
   is described as   
The Father of Achilles and Grandson Zeus
Phoenix
   is described as   
An Old Achaean Warrior Greatly Trusted by Achilles
He acts as mediator between Achilles and Agamemnon
Thetis
   is described as   
A Water Nymph and the Mother of Achilles
Achilles
   was played by Brad Pitt in   
Troy (2004)
Director, Wolfgang Petersen
W. H. Auden
   wrote   
The Shield of Achilles
Michael Tippett
   composed   
"Songs for Achilles"
Three songs to texts by Tippett
Automedon
   is described as   
Achilles' Charioteer






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