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Achilles

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Army: The Myrmidons followed him to Troy.

Death of: It was Paris who wounded Achilles in the heel with an arrow (a post-Homeric story).

Father: Peleus (2 syl.), King of Thessaly.

Friend: Patroclos.

Horses: Balios (= swift-footed) and Xanthos (= chestnut-coloured), endowed with human speech.

Mistress in Troy: Hippodamia, surnamed Briseis (2 syl.).

Mother: Thetis, a sea goddess.

Son: Pyrrhos, surnamed Neoptolĕmos (= the new warrior).

Tomb: In Sigœum, over which no bird ever flies.—Pliny, x. 29.

Tutors: First, Phœnix, who taught him the elements; then Chiron the centaur.

Wife: Deidamia. (5 syl.) De-i-da-myʹ-ah.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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