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Iliad Greeks

Major Greek Characters in The Iliad

King of Mycenae and leader of the Greek army. Brother of King Menelaus of Sparta. Agamemnon
Friend, companion, and advisor to Achilles. Patroclus
A fine warrior and the cleverest of the Greek commanders. Excellent Public Speaker. Odysseus
A Greek commander. The second mightiest Greek warrior after Achilles. His extraordinary size and strength help him to wound Hector twice by hitting him with boulders. Great Ajax
King of Pylos and the oldest Greek commander. Age has made him weak, but also wise. Acts as an advisor to the military commanders, especially Agamemnon. Nestor
King of Sparta. The younger brother of Agamemnon. It is the abduction of his wife, Helen, by the Trojan prince Paris that sparks the Trojan War. Menelaus
A healer. Wounded by Paris Machaon
An important soothsayer. Identifies the cause of the plague ravaging the Greek Calchas
A kindly old warrior. Helped raise Achilles Phoenix
The soldiers under Achilles’ command. The Myrmidons
The most powerful warrior in The Iliad. Son of the mortal man, Peleus, and the immortal sea-nymph, Thetis. His mother dipped him in the River Styx to make him immortal. Commands the Myrmidons. Achilles
Created by: Mr. Taylor