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Trojan War Characters

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Eris
goddess that threw a golden apple into the banquet
Paris
Trojan Prince that judged the three godesses
Priam
Paris' father
Helen
most beautiful woman in the world
Tyndareus
Helen's father, makes all suitors swear
Menelaus
Helen's husband
Odysseus
shrewdest/most sensible man, pretends to be mad so won't go to war
Telemicus
Odysseus' son
Achilles
studly fighter, sent to live as woman so wouldnt go to war
Thetis
Achilles mom
Agammemnon
Leader of the army
Iphigenia
Agammemnon's daughter, human sacrifice to Artemis
Protesilaus
volunteers to land 1, eternal glory, died 1
Laodamia
Protesilaus' wife, kills herself
Hector
Troy's most studly fighter
Chryseis
Agamemnon's war prize, her father wants her back badley
Calchas
prophet that tells Achilles to give back Chryseis
Briseis
Achilles' war prize, taken by Agammemnon b/c Achilles gave back his
Pandarus
Athena tells him to shoot an arrow at Menelaus when Troy is about to give Helen back
Ajax
kills herds and commits suicide when does not receive Achilles' armor
Diomedes
almost kills Aeneas, Aph tries to save him, he stabs, her hand, she cries, wounds Ares
Aeneas
next studliest fighter after Hector for Troy, Aphrodites son, saved by Apollo
Nestor
tells Ag to get Achilles to fight in order to win (prophet)
Patriclus
Achilles' best friend, goes to war in Achilles armor, killed by Hector
Deiphobus
Hector's brother, Athena pretends to be him so that Hector stops running to face Achilles
Philoctetes
has Hercule's armor, wounds Paris
Laocoon
says to destroy Trojan Horse
Cassandra
predicts the future of the Trojans, they don't wanna believe her
Astynax
Thrown off the Trojan wall