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Definitions

  1. Achaeans: One of the three major names used to refer to the Greeks in the Iliad. (Web site)
  2. Achaeans is the name of the tribe that, reinforced by the Aeolians, first dominated Greek territories, centred around its capital in Mycenae. (Web site)
  3. Achaeans is the name of the tribe that, reinforced by the Aeolians, first dominated Greek territories, centering itself around its capital in Mycenae.
  4. Achaeans are in subjection. (Web site)
  5. The Achaeans are pleased with Nestor's plan.

Achaean

  1. ATHENA Yea, and the Achaeans did naught, said naught to him.
  2. From this a quarrel arises among the Achaeans about Thersites' murder.
  3. Thus spoke the son of Atreus, and the Achaeans shouted in applause. (Web site)
  4. Lo, all this the Achaeans hinder, but the wooers most of all in their evil insolence.
  5. And as they say, no one among the Achaeans was able to wield that heavy and huge spear.

Trojans

  1. As for the son of Tydeus, you could not say whether he was more among the Achaeans or the Trojans. (Web site)
  2. For many Trojans and Achaeans on that day lay stretched side by side face downwards upon the earth. (Web site)
  3. Against the will of Zeus, who has been beguiled by Hera, Poseidon helps the Achaeans to drive the Trojans back. (Web site)
  4. Marpessa 1 is mother of Cleopatra 4, mother of Polydora 3, the wife of Protesilaus, the first of the Achaeans to die in the Trojan War [Plu.PS.40].

Achilles

  1. Patroklus arrives on the scene with the news that the Achaeans have routed the Tenedans, but Achilles is inconsolable.
  2. When, in expiation, the Achaeans offered a sacrifice to Achilles, a snake came out from the altar and bit Philoctetes. (Web site)

Ajax

  1. In Homer 's Iliad Diomedes is regarded alongside Ajax as the second-best warriors of all the Achaeans. (Web site)
  2. Aias < Ajax 1 then becomes mad and destroys the herd of the Achaeans and kills himself. (Web site)

Hyg

  1. Diaphorus was a judge who sailed to Troy with the Achaeans [Hyg.Fab.97].
  2. The shripwreck suffered by the Achaeans in this place is generally attributed to the vindictive Nauplius 1, father of Palamedes (Hyg. (Web site)

Il

  1. Even the division of the spoil is not made in the Iliad by Agamemnon, but by " the Achaeans " ( Il. (Web site)
  2. Ucalegon. One of the Elders of Troy, whose house was set on fire by the Achaeans when they sacked the city [Hom.Il.3.147; Vir.Aen.2.311].

Patroclus

  1. The Achaeans then conduct funeral games for Patroclus. (Web site)
  2. To be a therapon may be fatal, as Nagy has shown regarding Patroclus: G. Nagy, The Best of the Achaeans (Baltimore, 1979), p. (Web site)

Troy

  1. Sinon. See also ACHAEANS, and Dares' account of the destruction of Troy.
  2. Helenus 1 is the seer who was forced to tell the Achaeans how Troy could be taken.
  3. Arizelus. Father by Amphinome 3 of Harpalion 3, one of the ACHAEANS who fought against Troy [QS.10.75].
  4. ACHAEANS. Those who are reported to have fought against Troy [see also ACHAEAN LEADERS ].
  5. The Achaeans received an oracle telling that Troy could not be taken without the leadership of Telephus, son of Heracles 1. (Web site)

Nestor

  1. At another place on the battlefield, Paris has just wounded Machaon, the physician to the Achaeans, whom Nestor takes away from the fighting.
  2. The sons of the Achaeans shouted applause at the words of Diomed, and presently Nestor rose to speak. (Web site)

Helenus

  1. In order to get them the Achaeans captured the Trojan seer Helenus 1 and forced him to speak out. (Web site)
  2. They found the colony led by Helenus and Deiphobus even investigated the horse; in the Homeric Greeks (Achaeans).

Diomedes

  1. Nestor and the rest of the Achaeans endorse Diomedes' speech.
  2. At the sight of Ares, Diomedes urges the Achaeans to retreat, keeping their face to the enemy.
  3. When Diomedes brings news that the Trojans are gathering their own allies in preparation for battle, Agamemnon resummons the Achaeans to Aulis.

Ships

  1. Agamemnon rallies the Achaeans just as the Trojans prepare to set the ships on fire.
  2. Therefore the Achaeans suffered heavy losses, and the Trojans were able to threaten the Achaean ships.

Camp

  1. Priam scolds Paris for attempting a raid on the Achaeans, then sends spies to the Achaean camp on Tenedos.
  2. In the Iliad, the Achaeans set up their camp near the mouth of the river Scamander (modern Karamenderes), where they had beached their ships.

Fight

  1. Finally the two Ajaxes fight off Hector and Aeneas as the Achaeans carry it off.
  2. Hector manages to strip the armor from the body of Patroclus, and then a long fight ensues between the Trojans and Achaeans over the corpse. (Web site)
  3. He bids the Trojans and Achaeans lay their armor upon the ground, while he and Menelaos fight in the midst of you for Helen and all her wealth. (Web site)

Menelaus

  1. Menelaus agrees and suggests that a black lamb and a white lamb be sacrificed to seal the truce between the Trojans and Achaeans.
  2. This is the man who, induced by Athena, broke the truce between Trojans and Achaeans by shooting an arrow at Menelaus.

Sack Troy

  1. Little Astyanax 2 was thrown from the battlements at Troy by the Achaeans [Apd. (Web site)
  2. It is on account of this, they assert, that Polyxena 1 was, after the sack of Troy, slaughtered on the grave of Achilles by the Achaeans.
  3. For, according to this account, little Astyanax 2 was not murdered by the Achaeans during the sack of Troy, but taken prisoner by Neoptolemus.

Kalchas

  1. Priam dispatches the priest Kalchas to learn the Achaeans' intentions.
  2. The news of her father Kalchas's defection to the Achaeans has spread through Troy, and a group of Trojans is harrassing Cressida.

Agrees

  1. Agamemnon agrees to produce Achilles in exchange for Telephus guiding the Achaeans to Troy and he sends Odysseus and Nestor to Phthia for Achilles.
  2. He asks his mother, Thetis, to intercede with Zeus, who agrees to give the Trojans success in the absence of Achilles, the best warrior of the Achaeans.

Hektor

  1. One of the Akhaians (Achaeans) killed by Hektor (Hector) at the siege of the city of Troy. (Web site)
  2. Hektor, full of happiness, begs to have the feast after the embassy, certain that peace with the Achaeans can be reached.

Danaans

  1. Homer calls the Greeks Achaeans and Danaans in preference to Hellenes or Greeks. (Web site)
  2. Achaeans, Argives, and Danaans are names used interchangeably by Homer, to signify the Greek allied forces.

Host

  1. Od. The whole host of the Achaeans,—and I for one.
  2. Thou must sail to Troy, to the Achaeans and the host of the Atreidae.

Heralds

  1. And the heralds called the gathering, and the Achaeans were assembled quickly.
  2. He brought Briseis from the tent and gave her over to the heralds, who took her with them to the ships of the Achaeans-and the woman was loath to go.

Achaeus

  1. Achaeus 1, from whom the Achaeans derive their name, was son of Xuthus 1 and Creusa 1 [see Achaea].
  2. Achaeus 2, son of Poseidon & Larisa 1 is also regarded as eponym of the Achaeans [DH.1.17.3]. (Web site)
  3. The eponym of the Achaeans, Achaeus 1, is otherwise known as son of Xuthus 1 & Creusa 1 [Apd.1.7.3; Pau.7.1.6; Strab.8.7.1]. (Web site)

Slaughtered

  1. Polyxena 1 was slaughtered on the grave of Achilles by the Achaeans and buried in the house of Antenor 1.
  2. The Achaeans mercilessly slaughtered the Trojans and desecrated the temples, thus earning the gods' wrath.

Achaeans

  1. Hector reacts by urging his troops to turn and face the Achaeans.
  2. Telephus, king of Mysia, assembles an army and marches against the Achaeans.
  3. This raid on Thebe was probably the same one in which the Achaeans captured Briseis and Chryseis. (Web site)
  4. Alexander - also called Paris - leaps in front of the Trojan ranks with a challenge to the Achaeans.
  5. Tryphiodorus says that it was Aphrodite who disclosed to Helen that the Achaeans were inside the WOODEN HORSE. (Web site)

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