S: Achilles-Hero of the Trojan War
FC: Achilles- Hero of the Trojan War
1: Achilles-Hero of the Trojan War English 9 Mrs. Corbett Dec. 6, 2010 Cameron Botko
2: There was a Prophecy that the Greeks would need help from Achilles to take the city of Troy. Achilles mother knew if he went to battle he would die so she tried to hide him but Odysseus found him and Achilles agreed to fight and they went to Troy.
3: Once in Troy Achilles proved to be an unbeatable warrior Achilles took many towns but in one town he took a women named Briseis as his prize. Argomemnon was forced by Apollo to give up his prize, so he took the women from Achilles. Achilles enraged did not fight and the Trojans began to win.
4: Achilles friend Patroclus asked Achilles if he could fight in his stead wearing Achilles armour. Achilles accepted and Patroclus died by the hands of Hector. Achilles was enraged.
5: Achilles and Hector fought and Achilles prevailed and tied Hector to his chariot and dragged Hectors body in front of Troy and back to his camp refusing to let Hector be properly buried.
6: King Priam, that night, snuck into the Greek camp and pleaded with Achilles to let Hectors body be properly buried, Achilles accepted.
7: Achilles lived on and defeated many many men. Until one day Paris ,Hectors brother, shot an arrow that was guided by Apollo into Achilles heel and he died.
8: Facts 1. Achilles weakness is his heel 2. He was the son of Peleus and Thetis 3. Achilles led 50 ships of Myrmidons 4. Paris killed Achilles 5. Achilles killed Hector
9: Works Cited http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Achilles.aspx www.allaboutthebible.net/warfare/armor/ www.mlahanas.de/.../Images/AchillesDeath.jpg www.helleniccomserve.com/homersliadhasvalue.html