Achilles Name Meaning & Origin
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USAGE: Greek Mythology (Latinized)
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αχιλλευς (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ə-KIL-eez (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Achille (French), Achille (Italian)
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Achilles is a bad warrior name...He was said to be a cunning person..Then one day,he shoot by an arrow at his ankle and died on the spot...
In Greek mythology, "Achilles" was a Greek hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of "Homer's Iliad."
From the Greek Αχιλλευς (Achilleus) which is of unknown meaning, perhaps derived from Greek αχος (achos) "pain" or else from the name of the Achelous River. This was the name of a warrior in Greek legend, one of the central characters in Homer's 'Iliad'. The bravest of the Greek heroes in the war against the Trojans, he was eventually killed by an arrow to his heel, the only vulnerable part of his body.
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Saints: 1 saint
Saint Achillas (a.k.a. Achilles) ?-330
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Shakespearian Characters: 1 character
Achilles Troilus and Cressida