A mythical Greek hero of Homer's Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his
Ancient Greek hero; mighty soldier. Achilles heel, vulnerable spot. Achilles tendon, hamstring; tendon between calf and heel.
Greek hero of Homer’s Iliad. He was the son of Peleus, king of the Myrmidons in Thessaly, and of the sea nymph Thetis, who rendered him invulnerable, except for the heel by which she held him, by dipping him in the river Styx. Achilles killed Hector at the climax of the Iliad, and according to subsequent Greek legends was himself killed by Paris, who shot a poisoned arrow into Achilles’ heel.
Najveži grčki junak u Trojanskom ratu, sin Peleja i božice Tetide.