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Those special troops mentioned in the Iliad were called Myrmidons.

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What was Achilles special troops?

the myrmidons


What were Achilles' special troops in the Trojan War called?

The Myrmidons.


Who was Achilles special troops?

Achilles didn't have "special troops". He was king of the Myrmidons, a warrior tribe that was essentially the bronze age version of the Spartans of the Classical Age. They weren't special, they just put special emphasis on war as a lifestyle, which made them particularly good at it.


Achilles special troops in Trojan war?

Achilles was king of the Myrmidons, a people who excelled at warfare. The myrmidons were one of the inspirations for Lycurgus the Lawgiver when he reformed Spartan society.


What was the name of the special guard that Achilles commanded?

myrmidons


Who were Achilles' special troops?

Your referring to the Myrmidons, and they weren't just his troops, they were his people; he was their king. During the Greek Bronze Age, they were the best warriors in the world. In fact, it is said that the Spartans tried to model their society after that of the Myrmidons.


What was the name of special force troops?

delta force


What does Achilles name mean?

Achilles's name means "the grief of the people."


What is the significance of the armor Hector wears while fighting Achilles?

The armor that Hector wore used to belong to Achilles. Achilles had refused to fight because of a dispute he had with Agamemnon so he let his friend Patroclus wear his special golden armor to raise the moral of the Greek troops. But Hector, thinking that the guy in the armor was Achilles, killed Patroclus and took the armor. So Achilles fights Hector for revenge for his friend and spots Hector since he's wearing the golden armor.


How do you use Achilles in a sentence?

Achilles is a name, so you can use it the same way as any other name.


What was special about Achilles sword?

it was made by the smith god hefustus


What was Achilles's king's name?

Achilles was the son of Peleus, king of the myrmidons, and Thetis.