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  • 1. The Iliad ! By: Michael & Jessica
  • 2. The Major Characters
    • The Achaeans a.k.a the Hellenes
    • Agamemnon: King of Mycenae; leader of the Greeks
    • Achilles: Leader of Myrmidons
    • Odysseus: King of Ithaca
    • Aias: Son of Telamon
    • Menelaus: King of Sparta
    • Patroclus: Achilles closest companion
  • 3. The Trojan Men
    • Hector: Son of King Priam
    • Paris: Helen’s lover-abductor
    • Dolon: A spy upon the Greek camp
    • Agenor: King Priam’s advisor who argues for returning Helen to end the war
  • 4. The Trojan War
    • The Trojan War was against the city Troy by the Achaeans after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, the King of Sparta.
  • 5. Warfare Of The Iliad
    • Despite Mycnenae and Troy being maritime powers, the Iliad features no battles. So the Trojan shipwright (of the ship that transported Helen to Troy) Phereculs, fights afoot, as an infantryman. The battle dress and armour of hero and soldier are well describe. The enter battle in chariots, lunching javelins into the enemies of formations, the dismount – for hand combat with sword and a shoulder-borne hoplon. (shield) The Ajax, the greater son, of Telamon, sports a large, rectangular sheild which he protects himself and Teucer, his brother.
  • 6. Warfare Of The Iliad