The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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It was because of this that Paris was able to kill Achilles with a poisoned arrow.
Realizing that Achilles was destined to fall at Troy, Thetis did her utmost to
prevent him from learning the arts of war, but she was unable to prevent his
prowess as ...
He was the son of PR1AM and Hecuba, the king and queen of Troy, and the
husband of Andromache. For slaying the youth Patroclus, the lover of AcHILLEs,
he was himself slain by the hero. Afterward, the body of Hector was dragged
Paris In Greek mythology, the son of King prlam of Troy and Hecuba, and the
brother of Hector and cassandra. Because it was prophesied that Paris would
bring about the fall of Troy, the child was abandoned by his father on a mountain
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