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Achilles, Prince of Pthia

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  • Name Achilles  
    Suffix Prince of Pthia 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    • was a Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character and greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. His mother was the nymph Thetis, and his father, Peleus, was the king of the Myrmidons.

      Achilles' most notable feat during the Trojan War was the slaying of the Trojan hero Hector outside the gates of Troy. Although the death of Achilles is not presented in the Iliad, other sources concur that he was killed near the end of the Trojan War by Paris, who shot him in the heel with an arrow
    • (Research):

      HERO of the «i»Iliad «/i»; (of AEGINA); eponym of Achilles' tendon, Achilles' heel; aka Achilleus (Akhilleus) PELEIDES
    Person ID I66730  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2015 

    Father Peleus, King of PTHIA (PHTHIA),   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Thetis the Nereid,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F551619540  Group Sheet

    Family Deidamia of Scyros,   d. Yes, date unknown 
     1. Pyrrhus, King of Pthia & Epirus,   d. 1164 B.C., Temple of Delphi Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F551619538  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Thetis Dipping the Infant Achilles into the River Styx
    Achilles (Prince) of PTHIA
    Thetis Dipping the Infant Achilles into the River Styx (ca. 1625), Peter Paul Rubens
    Head of Achilles depicted on a 4th-century BC coin from Kremaste, Phthia. Reverse: Thetis, wearing chiton and holding shield of Achilles with his AX monogram.
    he Wrath of Achilles, by François-Léon Benouville (1821–1859) (Musée Fabre).