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Sheet1 otheruses Image:WrathAchillesBenouville.jpgthumbright250px''The Wrath of Achilles'', by François-Léon Benouville (1821&amp In Greek mythology, '''Achilles''' (also '''Akhilleus''' or '''Achilleus''' Achilles also has the Achilles's death came as divine retribution for his hubristic murder of Troilus. The Trojan boy had spurned his Pederasty in an Err:510 Achilles was the son of the mortal Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, and the immortal sea nymph Thetis in Farsala, Thessaly. Ze As with most mythology there is a tale which offers an alternative version of these events: in ''Argonautica'' (iv.760) Hera allud Image:The Education of Achilles, by James Barry.jpgthumb''The Education of Achilles'' (ca. 1772), by James Barry (painter)Ja According to the incomplete poem ''Achilleis'' written by Statius in the first century AD, and to no other sources, when Achilles However none of the sources before Statius makes any reference to this invulnerability. To the contrary, in the ''Iliad'' Homer Also in the fragmentary poems of the Epic Cycle in which we can find description of the hero's death, CypriaKùpria (unknown Peleus entrusted Achilles to Chiron the Err:509 Image:The Rage of Achilles by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.jpegthumbright250px''The Rage of Achilles'', by Giovanni Battista Tie The first two lines of the ''Iliad'' read: :Polytonicμῠνιν á¼ð ειδε θεὰ Î Î·Î»Î·Ï Î¬Î´ÎµÏª á¼ Ï° ιλῺ οϪ :PolytonicοὠλομÎ-νην, á¼£ Î¼Ï Ïº ί' á¼ ÏD Î±Î¹Î¿á¿ Ï á¼ø λγε' á¼ :Anger be now your song, immortal one, :Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous, θηκεν, Achilles is the only mortal to experience consuming rage (''menis''). His anger is at some times wavering, at other times absolu Err:510 W When the Greeks left for the Trojan War, they accidentally stopped in Mysia, ruled by King Telephus. In the resulting battle, A According to other reports in Euripides' lost play about Telephus, he went to Aulis pretending to be a beggar and asked Achill Err:510 According to traditions related by Plutarch and the Byzantine scholar John Tzetzes, once the Greek ships arrived in Troy, Ach Err:510 According to Dares Err:510 Image:AmbrosianIliadPict47Achilles.jpgthumb250pxrightAchilles sacrificing to Zeus, from the Ambrosian Iliad, a 5th century ill mainIliad HomerHomer's ''Iliad'' is the most famous narrative of Achilles' deeds in the Trojan War. The Homeric epic only covers a few w As the battle turned against the Greeks, Nestor (mythology)Nestor declared that had Agamemnon not angered Achilles, the T Page 1
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Sheet1 Eventually, however, hoping to retain glory despite his absence from the battle, Achilles prayed to his mother Thetis, asking h The Trojans, led by Hector, subsequently pushed the Greek army back toward the
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