Objects & Places from The Iliad

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Achilles' horses

Named Roan Beauty and Charger, Hector rages after these. They are of divine origin and paralleled by few.

Achilles' spear

This object was given to Peleus by Chiron, a centaur renowned for his wisdom and ability in the arts. Not only is this object blessed because it is of divine origin, but it is also crafted from extra-hardy wood.

Aeneas' Horses

In Book 5, Diomedes desires these. They are of divine origin and were given to Tros by Zeus for the stealing of Ganymede.


A region near the northeastern part of the Peloponnese.

Athena's dress

This was often presented to a maiden goddess as a form of sacrifice.


The Greek fleet's departure point for Troy.


A long island located at the southern end of the Aegean sea.

Golden apple

The object dedicated "to the fairest" and presented by the goddess Discord at the marriage...

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