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Ἀχιλεύς

Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη -> The first and best victory is to conquer self.
Plato, Laws 626e

French (Bailly abrégé)

poét. c. Ἀχιλλεύς.

English (Autenrieth)

ῆος, dat. -ῆι and -εῖ: Achilles, son of Peleus and Thetis, king of the Myrmidons, and the hero of the Iliad, as announced in A 1. For his relations to Phoenix and Cheiron the centaur, see I; his destiny, Il. 9.410 ff.; expedition against Troy, Il. 2.681; forays, Il. 9.328, Il. 1.392, Il. 2.690; death of Patroclus, Il. 16.827; μηνίδος ἀπόρρησις, Il. 19.56; Ἕκτορος ἀναίρεσις, Χ; Ἕκτορος λύτρα, Ω. The death of Achilles is mentioned in the Odyssey, Od. 5.310, Od. 24.37 ff. Epithets, δαΐφρων, διίφιλος, θεοείκελος, θεοῖς ἐπιείκελος, πελώριος, ποδάρκης, ποδώκης, πτολίπορθος, ῥηξήνωρ, πόδας ταχύς, and ὠκύς. (See cut from Panathenaic Amphora.) <figure n="19" />