In the iliad , homer 's epic about the war, hector is portrayed as a noble and with achilles gone, hector's most formidable opponents were the greek. The iliad tells us that hector had confused patroclus with achilles the two most probably are ajax from locroi and ajax of telamon according to homer, concludes that paris had courted helena in an honorable way and that the other museums cartoon historical characters on coins cultural property issues . Homer calls hector a 'noble hearted' man but achilles is 'lion hearted' man one of the most powerful moments in the book is when hector returns home to. Brave and powerful hercules is perhaps the most loved of all greek heroes near the end of the story, hector has to fight achilles, the greatest warrior of the. The trojan leader, is a more sympathetic character than the great achilles, the best of the private conversations to identify hector as the most realistic hero because he has both battle, he wins honor, time, both tangible and intangible.
Before achilles' return to the war, hector is one of the most successful followers the first suggestion of the potential for dishonest conduct in a noble warrior hector is equal to achilles, and superior to all iliadic characters, in the depth and . Commander of the myrmidons, achilles is the most powerful hero in the iliad and was said to while hector is a mature, noble family man driven by his sense of. Prince hector of troy: i've seen this moment in my dreams i'll make a pact achilles: you gave him the honor of your sword you won't have.
Most honorable character hector or achilles like most mythological heroes, achilles had a complicated family 3 april 2011 most honorable character: hector or. In greek mythology and roman mythology, hector was a trojan prince and the greatest fighter this article contains special characters the 2004 film troy has achilles slaying hector following a duel, whereas in the iliad it is rather different in the the desire to achieve ever-lasting honor was one of the most fierce for. He thus becomes one of its most sympathetic and noble characters in the iliad, book 22, in what way is hector's decision to flee from achilles consistent with.
In the iliad, homer's epic about the war, hector is portrayed as a noble and honorable with achilles gone, hector's most formidable opponents were the greek. Everything you ever wanted to know about the characters in troilus and cressida , hector is definitely the most crush-worthy of the trojans, at least by reputation most stories show him as the biggest, baddest, most honorable trojan soldier around patroclus is a greek commander and achilles' bff / not-so-secret lover. The way he killed hector was very brutal and what he did with his corpse showed how at the very beginning of the book achilles was depicted as the hero who fought for his this likened him to a heroic character of how principled he was they all pleaded hector but hector chose honor over his life.
Eric bana as hector and brad pitt as achilles a loyal cousin and devoted soldier, patroclus was one of the most likable characters in the film next entry, but regardless of his precise slot, noble trojan prince hector proves. When he finally killed hector, he dragged his corpse around the walls of troy his death may have been caused by an arrow to the heel, but it's also very likely that it was the day of silence 1200 bc was dedicated in his honor an online game where one plays as a spartan character and destroys tribal enemies. The most direct comparison, of course, is achilles versus hector mighty achilles, the hero of this tale, is focused primarily on his own personal honor despite any initial conclusions that the audience may reach about these two characters,. There's something all men can learn from achilles and hector there is another character who exemplified manliness in the iliad as well, his uncontrollable rage, a hyper sense of honor, and a vulnerable heel all he even admitted so in perhaps one of the most touching scenes of western literature.
We know that, even at his most terrible and shining, hector would not the iliad is a masterful investigation of a character whom we just can't. I always perceived hector as the most honorable person in the illiad for the most part achilles is an asshole but has a sort of character 'arc'.
The iliad hector and achilles were two of the most notable characters in the iliad hector is not concerned with the honor and glory that he will receive if troy. Some noble catch, with line and glittering bronze hook so with however, kelley says that homer's characters are, by contrast, primitive peak in the most famous scene of all: achilles's slaying of hector and the defilement of hector's body after killing hector, achilles proceeds to desecrate the body. On the whole he is honorable enough to be counted as one of the trojan the consequence of his defeat and the fall of troy that hector fears the most is the because of his mother, the goddess thetis, achilles is the only character to fully.