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Achilles (Short Tales Myths)

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Published by Magic Wagon .
Written in English


  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Sociology

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Edition Notes

ContributionsChristopher E. Long (Editor), Brian Churilla (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12556405M
ISBN 101602701334
ISBN 109781602701335

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Books with the subject: Achilles (Greek Mythology) Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity at this site. The Iliad Homer, Peter Jones, D C H Rieu, E V Rieu. Kyle Achilles by Tim Tigner Author Tim Tigner pens the “Kyle Achilles” series of thriller novels. The series began publication in the year , when “Chasing Ivan”, a novella, was released.   Achilles - best warrior and most heroic of the Greeks. After Agamemnon stole his war prize, Briseis, Achilles sat out the war until his beloved comrade Patroclus was killed. Although he knows his death is imminent, Achilles is determined to kill as many Trojans as possible, including Hector whom he blames for Patroclus' death. Although Achilles possesses superhuman strength and has a close relationship with the gods, he may strike modern readers as less than heroic. He has all the marks of a great warrior, and indeed proves the mightiest man in the Achaean army, but his deep-seated character flaws constantly impede his ability to act with nobility and integrity.

  One of the most famous passages in the Iliad comes at the start of B when Achilles learns that his beloved companion Patroclus has been killed by .   Achilles, the poem’s protagonist, has led one battle after another. He has met with great success–in fact, he is undefeated in battle–but the war itself has reached a stalemate. The greatest warrior in the Achaian army. The Iliad is about the Trojan War, but it is primarily about the war as it is affected by Achilles' wrath, or es is the main character, and his inaction, or withdrawal from the fighting, is crucial to the plot. The evil plan devised Kyle Achilles' nemesis Ivan the Ghost (Book 1 in the series) will leave you completely paranoid every time you see or hear people playing with drones anywhere near you. Falling Stars reunites Kyle with Jo Monfort, his partner in Book 1 and introduces Rip Zonder, who, hopefully, will continue to work with Kyle in future adventures/5(K).

Achilles is the quintessentially heroic subject of Homer's great poem of adventure and war, the Iliad. Achilles was the greatest of the warriors famed for his swiftness on the Greek (Achaean) side during the Trojan War, directly competing with Troy's warrior hero Hector. Achilles (), a retelling of Greek mythology by Elizabeth Cook, tells the story of the famous antihero, Achilles, as he strives to become the greatest Greek warrior in Troy. It received widespread critical acclaim upon publication, although some reviewers criticized it for oversimplifying the Greek myth. story of the wrath of Achilles, the greatest warrior on the Greek side, that is announced in its very first words; yet for thousands of verses on end Achilles is an unseen presence as he broods among his Myrmidons, waiting for Zeus’s promise to be fulfilled—the promise that the Trojans.   A tale of gods, kings, immortal fame, and the human heart, The Song of Achilles is a dazzling literary feat that brilliantly reimagines Homer’s enduring masterwork, The Iliad. An action-packed adventure, an epic love story, a marvelously conceived and executed page-turner, Miller’s monumental debut novel has already earned resounding acclaim from some of contemporary fiction’s brightest /5().