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Achilles an the Nereid Cymothoe: Attic reid-figur kantharos frae Volci (Cabinet des Médailles, Bibliothèque nationale, Paris)

In Greek meethology, Achilles (/əˈkɪliz/, uh-KILL-eez; Greek: Ἀχιλλεύς) wis a Greek hero o the Trojan War an the central chairacter an greatest warrior o Homer's Iliad. His mither wis the immortal nymph Thetis, an his faither, the mortal Peleus, wis the king o the Myrmidons.