Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey. Achilles supports the dying Amazon queen Penthesilea whom he has mortally wounded. Her double headed axe slips from her hands. The queen had come to fight against the Greeks in the Trojan war and Achilles fell in love with her.
Achilles and Patroclus Achilles, son of Thetis mourns Patroclus, his best friend/lover/ or both it's unsure, Greeks had a tradition of Pederasty which was used to engender this kind of relationship. to encourage warriors in battle.
Greek mythology, Memnon (Greek: Mέμνων) was an Ethiopian king and son of Tithonus and Eos. As a warrior he was considered to be almost Achilles' equal in skill. During the Trojan War, he brought an army to Troy's defense. | Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia |
❤ - Lapith Fighting a Centaur. The British Museum The sculpted decoration of the Parthenon included ninety-two metopes showing scenes of mythical battle. Those on the south flank of the temple included a series featuring human Lapiths in mortal combat with Centaurs.