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              30th April,2004

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        Heroes & Heroines  

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                                This area includes all the famous heroes and heroines in the ancient Greek and Roman.

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                          Achilles | Greek hero of the Trojan war ; Son of the Sea nymph Thetis and King Peleus

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                     Agamemnon | King of Mycenae and general of all the Kings in Trojan war

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                     Ajax | Greek warrior, second only to Achilles and even with Ulysses (Odysseus)

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                     Autolycus | King of ; Grandfather of Ulysses and great follower of Hermes, God of Thieves

                                      Wherever there is something to be stolen, he could steal it

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                     Bellerophon | Hero who tamed the winged horse Pegasus

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                     Cadmus | He founded the city of Thebes by sowing the teeth of a dragon

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                     Castor and Polydeuces (Castor and Pollux) | Brother of Helen ; they were believed as the "heavenly twins"

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                     Hector | The oldest Trojan prince who was the best fighter and man ; He bravely fought against the Greek

                                  hero, Achilles

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                     Hercules | Son of Zeus and Alcmene ; Famous for his strength and doing the impossible twelve labours ;

                                    Helper of the Gods when the Titans put up their last straw to overthrow Zeus and other Gods

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                     Jason | Leader of the Argos ; he completed the quest for the Fleece of Gold

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                     Medea | a powerful sorceress who fell in love with the Hero Theseues and helped him to kill the Minotaur

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                     Meleager | he is famous for dealing the death blow to the Calydonian Boar

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                     Nausicaa | she found the hero Ulysses and help him to go back his own country

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                     Neoptolemus | Son of Achilles ; he participated in the Trojan war and fought as his father fought

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                     Nestor | One of the great warriors in Trojan war ; he was a wise old man among the fighters

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                     Ulysses (Odysseus) | hero of the eponymous Odyssey ; A great fighter and cunning man in the Trojan War ; a

                                                    a great adventurer ; King of Ithaca ;

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                     Oedipus | King of Thebes ; his own tragic story forms the basis for the Sophoclean trilogy


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