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- In Gr**** mythology, Achilles or Achilleus (/əˈkɪliːz/ ə-KIL-eez; Gr****: Ἀχιλλεύς, Achilleus [a.kʰil.le͜ús]) was a Gr**** hero of the Trojan War and the...
- The Achilles tendon or heel cord, also known as the calcaneal tendon, is a tendon of the back of the leg, and the thickest in the human body. It serves...
- The relationship between Achilles and Patroclus is a key element of the stories ****ociated with the Trojan War. Its exact nature has been a subject of...
- An Achilles' heel is a weakness in spite of overall strength, which can lead to downfall. While the mythological origin refers to a physical vulnerability...
- Achilles Heel may refer to: Achilles' heel, a metaphor for a fatal weakness in spite of overall strength Achilles Heel (album), music by Pedro the Lion...
- Achilles tendinitis, also known as achilles tendinopathy, is when the Achilles tendon, found at the back of the ankle, becomes irritated. The most common...
- The Shield of Achilles is the shield that Achilles uses in his fight with Hector, famously described in a p****age in Book 18, lines 478–608 of Homer's...
- Menoetius gave Patroclus to Peleus, Achilles' father, who named Patroclus one of Achilles' "henchmen" as Patroclus and Achilles grew up together. Patroclus acted...
- re****ation of some of them. Three of the strongest and most famous—that of Achilles and the tortoise, the Dichotomy argument, and that of an arrow in flight—are...
- Achilles tendon rupture is when the Achilles tendon, at the back of the ankle, breaks. Symptoms include the sudden onset of sharp pain in the heel. A snapping...
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