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The Iliad

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troy
richest and most powerful city
ilium
greek name for troy
eris
goddess of discord
eris
only goddess not invited to marriage of peleus and thetis on olympus
king peleus
husband of thetis
aphrodite
told paris the fairest woman in world would be his
aphrodite
received golden apple that eris threw
hera
told paris he would be lord of europe and asia
athena
told paris he would lead an army that would leave Greece in ruins
athena
possessed ajax with madness
zeus
was asked to judge who got the apple
mt ida
where paris lived
mt ida
where zeus told the goddesses to go to find out who would recieve the apple
paris
prince of troy
paris
cause of troys destruction
alexander
another name for paris
priam
king of troy
priam
father of paris
priam
most rich and powerful king
oenone
nymph lover of paris
helen
most beautiful woman in the world
helen
daughter of zeus and leda
leda
helens mother
castor and pollux
helens brothers
tyndareus
leda's husband (helen's other dad)
menelaus
suitor chosen by tyndareus to marry helen
menelaus
brother of agamemnon
menelaus
king of sparta
agamemnon
king of mycenae
agamemnon
most politically powerful king
sparta
land ruled by menelaus
sparta
land given to menelaus and helen as a wedding gift by tyndareus
odysseus
king of ithacA
odysseus
shrewd and most sensible man in greece
odysseus
sent to find achilles
odysseus
faked being crazy to get out of war
odysseus
creator of stratagem of wooden horse
ithaca
island ruled by odysseus
achilles
best warrior second to hercules
achilles
son of peleus and thetis
achilles
killed by paris
lycomedes
killed theseus
lycomedes
achilles hid in his court to get out of war
aulis
place of strong winds and deadly tides
aulis
place where all greek chieftains met before war
calchas
oracle
calchas
artemis told him how to stop winds
artemis
goddess who caused the winds at aulis
iphigenia
eldest daughter of agamemnon
iphigenia
must be sacrificed to appease artemis
clytemnestra
agamemnons wife and mother of iphigenia
mycenae
land ruled by agamemnon
simois
river of troy that greeks camped by during war
protesilaus
first man to leap on shore of troy, oracle said first man to leap on shore will die first
protesilaus
hermes brought him back from dead to see his wife
laodamia
protesilaus wife
laodamia
killed herself because she lost her husband
hecuba
queen of troy
hecuba
wife of priam
hector
son of priam and hecuba
hector
leads trojans into battle
hector
tamer of horses
andromache
wife of hector
chryseis
daughter of apollos priest
chryseis
taken as prize to agamemnon
apollo
shot fiery arrows at greeks for not returning chryseis
briseis
given to agamemon is chryseis place
ares
god of war
ares
god who fought along side of hector
poseidon
lord of the sea who helped greeks
pandarus
trojan who was persuaded by athena and hera to shoot an arrow at menelaus
ajax
greatest champion second to achilles
ajax
killed himself after he went crazy and killed herds of animal
diomedes
greatest champion second to ajax
diomedes
helped odyssesus steal the pallidium
aeneas
best and bravest next to hector
aeneas
came near to death by diomedes
pergamos
holy place of troy where apollo carried aeneas to safety
astyanax
son of hector and andromache
nestor
oldest and wisest chieftain
patroclus
dearest friend of achilles
patroclus
killed by hector and was stripped of achilles armor
myrmidons
achilles army
antilochus
swift footed greek
antilochus
nestors son
hephaestus
divine armorer
hephaestus
made achilles new armor
xanthus
great river of troy (gods called it this)
scamander
great river of troy ( men called it this)
scaean gates
gates to city of troy
deiphobus
hectors brother
deiphobus
athena took form of him to distract hector
iris
rainbow goddess
iris
messenger for zeus
iris
told priam to go to achilles tent and get hectors body
hermes
appeared to priam as greek kid offering to show him to achilles tent
memnon
prince of ethiopia
memnon
son of the goddess of dawn
memnon
came to assist troy
styx
where achilles was dipped as a child to give him invunerability
helenus
prophet who lived in troy
philoctetes
was given hercules bow and arrow
lemnos
where philoctetes was left after a serpent bit him
neoptolemus
went to lemnos with odysseus to get hercules bow and arrow
neoptolemus
killed priam
pyrrhus
another name for neoptolemus
neoptolemus
son of achilles
neoptolemus
killed paris
palladium
most sacred image of athena in troy
sinon
greek who was left behind to tell about horse
laocoon
priest in troy who urged trojans to destroy the horse
laocoon
killed by two sea serpents
cassandra
daughter of priam
cassandra
prophetess who no one believes, warns of the trojan horse
cassandra
raped in the temple of athena night troy was destroyed
polyxena
hecubas daughter
anchises
father of aeneas
creusa
wife of aeneas who dies in escape attempt
ascanius
baby son of aeneas who escapes troy
achilles and odysseus
two men who don't show up at aulis
9 years
how long the trojan/greek war was
myrmidons
best fighters the greeks have
briseis
achilles' mistress
aphrodite
saves paris just as menelaus is about to slay him
apollo
after being wounded by diomedes, this god takes the wounded aeneas to the sacred place of pergamos
artemis
who heals aeneas
athena
prompts diomedes to attack ares, he throws a spear at him
athena
hector asks his mom to give her nicest robe to who as an offering (she denies it anyway)
aphrodite's girdle
what hera put on that made zeus forget his promise to thetis
poseidon
who hera blames
apollo
who heals hector
9 days
how long the burial process for hector is
apollo
guided the arrow that paris shot at achilles
helenus
trojan man who knows the future
palladium
as long as troy had this, it could not be taken
oenone
refused to give paris her healing potion, kills herself
aeneas
aphrodite's son
creusa
aeneas' wife
anchises
aeneas' father
ascarius
aeneas' son
polyxena
on achilles' grave, hecuba's daughter named what was killed