Who fought on the side of the Greeks?
Sparta and Athens fought a long war, called the Peloponnesian War, from 431 to 404BC. Only the threat of invasion by a foreign enemy made the Greeks forget their quarrels and fight on the same side. Their biggest enemy were the Persians, who came from an area around modern day Iran.
Who fought on the Greek side in the Trojan War?
|Participants on the Greek side (Achaeans)||Participants on the Trojan side|
|Achaean Leaders||Achaean Soldiers||Trojan Leaders|
|Ajax the Great||Alcimedes||Amphius|
What race were the Trojans?
The Trojans were people that lived in the city state of Troy on the coast of Turkey by the Aegean Sea, around the 12th or 13th Century BCE. We think they were of Greek or Indo-European origin, but no one knows for sure.
Which side is Achilles?
Achilles: This “swift-footed” warrior is the greatest on the Greek side. His father is Peleus, a great warrior in his own right, and his mother is Thetis, a sea nymph. The consequences of Achilles’ rage at Agamemnon for confiscating his geras (prize of honor) are the subject of the Iliad.
Who was the ugliest god?
Hephaestus. Hephaestus is the son of Zeus and Hera. Sometimes it is said that Hera alone produced him and that he has no father. He is the only god to be physically ugly.
Who is the most feared Greek god?
|Possibly Phobos and Ares in Ares’s chariot (510-530 BCE).|
|Parents||Ares and Aphrodite|