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Agamemnon
son of arteus;older brother of menelaus, king of mycenae, commander of all greek forces.
Clytemnestra
Daughter of king tyndareus and queen leda of sparta, wife of agamemnon, queen of mycenae.
Menelaus
Son of arteus, king of sparta, husband of helen.
Helen
Daughter of zeus and nemesis, wife of menelaus until taken to troy by paris.
Nestor
King of pylos, old and wise greek leader.
Achilles
Son of Peleus and the sea goddess Thetis. Neoptolemus' father. One of the greatest heros in Trojan War. Killed by Paris' arrow with the help of Apollo.
Patroclus
Best friend of achilles.
Phoenix
Achilles tutor.
Ajax
son of the hero telamon, secound greatest greek warrrior.
Odysseus
son of the hero laertes; king of ithica, master trickster.
Calchas
Chief prophet of the greeks.
Priam
KING OF TROY; HUSBAND OF HECUBA; FATHER OF HECTOR, PARIS, DEIPHOBUS, AND CASSANDRA
Hecuba
Queen of Troy and King Priam's wife
Hector
Son of priam and hecuba, father to astyanax, wife to andromache, commander of all trojan forces, troy's greatest warrior.
Andromache
Wife of Hector, mother of Astyanax.
Astyanax
Son of hector and andromache.
Polydamas
Hector's good friend and wise counselor
Paris
Prince of Troy, outraged all of Greece when he abducted helen, started a war
Deiphobus
Hector's brother, Athena pretends to be him so that Hector stops running to face Achilles
Cassandra
Daughter of Priam, given the gift of prophecy by Apollo, but he made it so no one believes her
Aeneas
Son of aphrodite and anchises
Pandarus
Reaspected spear-man (Trojan)
Briseis
Achilles' prize of honor
Chryseis
Girl captured by Agamemnon during the plunder of Chryse; father Chyrses is priest of god Apollo