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Of tydeus ajax son of telamon from salamis best

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Unformatted text preview: r) Patroclus, son of Menoetius, Achilles' follower and friend Odysseus, son of Laertes, from the island of Ithaca (smart) Diomedes, son of Tydeus Ajax, son of Telamon, from Salamis (best fighter after Achilles). Ajax has a half ­brother, Teucer, an archer. There is also another Ajax, who is called the Lesser Ajax, or Oelian Ajax, or Locrian Ajax. The "Ajaxes" were originally Ajax and Teucer, but in the Iliad usually the Telamonian and Locrian. Nestor, son of Neleus, from Pylos, wise old man Trojans Priam, the old king Hector, his best son Andromache, wife of Hector, from Thebe Paris aka Alexander, son of Priam, abducted Helen Hecuba, Priam's wife, mother of nineteen sons and several daughters Helen, daughter of Tyndareus or Zeus, wife of Menelaus, ran away with Paris Aeneas, son of Anchises, heir of the collateral branch of the royal family Trojan Allies Sarpedon, son of Zeus Glaucus, Sarpedon's follower...
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