Meaning : Achilles' heel, Pain,

Origin : Greek, Greek Mythology (Latinized),

Pronunciation : ə-KIL-eez (English)  , a KIL ees,

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Numerology information Achilles:

numerologyName Number: 6 Meaning: Home, Family, Love, Balance, Harmony, Help, Warmth, Social justice


Additional information Achilles:

additionalMay be from the Greek word 'achos' which means "pain" or from the name of the Achelous River. Greek legend character from Homer's 'Iliad,' killed by an arrow to the heel.

additionalAccording to Greek mythology, Achilles was the son of a sea nymph named Thetis and a mortal named Peleus. He was dipped head first into the Styx, a powerful body of water, which made him invincible. The problem was, the heel by which he was held was not submerged. He was later killed by an arrow to this weak heel. Since, the term 'achilles heel' has been used to refer to a weakness. As a name, Achilles seldom makes an appearance.

additionalGreek Meaning: The name Achilles is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Achilles is: The mythological hero of the Trojan War famous for his valor and manly beauty - his only weak spot was his ankle (hence Achilles' Heel).

additionalLatin Meaning: The name Achilles is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Achilles is: Hero of the Greeks.

additionalShakespearean Meaning: The name Achilles is a Shakespearean baby name. In Shakespearean the meaning of the name Achilles is: The History of Troilus and Cressida' A Greek commander.

additionalFrom the Greek Αχιλλευς (Achilleus) which is of unknown meaning, perhaps derived from Greek αχος (achos) "pain" or else from the name of the Achelous River. This was the name of a warrior in Greek legend, one of the central characters in Homer's 'Iliad'. The bravest of the Greek heroes in the war against the Trojans, he was eventually killed by an arrow to his heel, the only vulnerable part of his body.


Definition funny of Achilles:

urbanAchilles was a Greek warrior in the Trojan war. He liked to have gay anal sex with his cousin, Patroclus. This means that Achilles was not only one of the first gays, but also history's first redneck. One day, Hector, some Trojan dude, killed Patroclus. Achilles was pissed off and challenged Hector to a duel. In the duel, Hector slipped on one of Achilles' tubes of anal lube and got a concussion and died. Achilled then tied Hector dead body to the back of his chariot and rode it around the city of Troy and back to the Greek camp, where he had violent homosexual sex with it. As you could imagine, Achilles liked 'em messy. Anyway, a few years later, Troy had this foreign exchange student from Ethiopia named Memnon. Achilles killed Memnon because he was racist and was actually the first person ever to say the n-word. A while later, Achilles was shot by this guy Paris in a manner similar to how Lawrence King was murdered in California. The Day of Silence 1200 BC was dedicated in his honor.

urbanAchilles was definately a raging homosexual What kind of bitch dies from getting shot in the heel? Hector would kick the shit out of Achilles, the only reason Achilles won was because Hector felt bad for hitting a homo

urbanNot known to be a true or false. Achilles was a warrior, maybe the greatest that ever lived. It is said that his mother held achilles, when he was a baby, by his ankle and dipped him into the river Styx; everything the sacred river touched became invulnerable but the ankle remained dry and unprotected. It is said that during the war for Troy, Achilles was wounded in his tendon and died from the wound. He was not en evil man, just mislead but it is well known that the city of Troy would not of been taken had Achilles not been involved.

urbanThe achilles tendon is named after achilles, the greatest warrior ever.

urbanan achilles is anyone who is a true fighter, someone who is always couragous no matter what the odds. an achilles will stick up for his mate in any fight and defend what is right with all his strength and skill. An achilles is also able to lead people like a hero.

urbanthat guy is such an achilles, he just fought off three bikers who stole his lady's handbag. he kicked there sorry asses!

urbanAn online game where one plays as a Spartan character and destroys tribal enemies. Initially initiated by Rohan Basu from Activision, it now belongs to Lycos and is spread across many online game sites momentarily.


Expression information Achilles:

expressionfor harmony and balance in their lives, and respond positively to beautiful things.


Soul information Achilles:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire for a stable, loving family or community, and a need to work with others and to be appreciated.


Songs about Achilles:

songsTemporary Like Achilles - Bob Dylan  

songsCry Of Achilles by Alter Bridge from the Album Fortress

songsLed Zeppelin Medley - The Rover / Achilles Last Stand / The Song Remains The Same [Live - "Uncovered" Version... by Dream Theater from the Album A Change Of Seasons

songsClair De Lune (feat. Achille-Claude Debussy) by Claude Debussy from the Album Clair De Lune (feat. Achille-Claude Debussy)

songsAchilles by Monochrome Set from the Album Misere

songsTemporary Like Achilles by Bob Dylan from the Album Blonde On Blonde

songsAchilles by Street Drum Corps from the Album Street Drum Corps

songsAchilles by Nile Delta from the Album Aztec


Books about Achilles:

booksAchilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character by Jonathan Shay (Oct 1, 1995)

booksThe Achilles Heel (Volume 1) by Karyn Rae and Samantha March (Mar 21, 2014)

booksThe Song of Achilles: A Novel by Madeline Miller (Aug 28, 2012)

booksAchille Castiglioni by Sergio Polano (Aug 20, 2012)

booksAchilles and Hector: Homeric Hero by Seth Benardete (Jul 20, 2005)

booksAchilles: A Novel by Elizabeth Cook (Feb 1, 2003)

booksAchilles' Heel by Sean Flannery (Aug 15, 1999)


Movies about Achilles:

moviesFury Of Achilles 2009 NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 56 mins Starring: Gordon Mitchell, Jacques Bergerac, et al. Directed by: Marino Girolami

moviesNote4Note.US-Achilles Last Stand 2014 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 29 mins Directed by: Unavailable

moviesLegendary Warriors Double Feature: Fury Of Achilles / Ali Baba And The 7 Saracens 2008 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 15 mins Starring: Gordon Mitchell

moviesTitanic's Achilles Heel 2010 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 34 mins

moviesFury Of Achilles 2007 - Runtime: 1 hr 58 mins Starring: Gordon Mitchell, Jacques Bergerac, et al. Directed by: Marino Girolami

moviesBoyfriends 1999 Unrated - Runtime: 1 hr 22 mins Starring: James Dreyfus, Mark Sands, et al. Directed by: Neil Hunter, Tom Hunsinger, et al.

moviesReturn to Troy 2005 Unrated - Runtime: 3 hrs 21 mins Starring: Gorden Mitchell and Mark Forest


Wiki information Achilles:

Opera Character, Art Subject, Fictional Character, Book Character, Film character, Literature Subject, Name source

In Greek mythology, Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character and greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. His mother was the nymph Thetis, and his father, Peleus, was the king of the Myrmidons. Achilles’ most notable feat...

Achilles tendon
Anatomical structure

The Achilles tendon or heel cord, properly known as the calcaneal tendon or the tendo calcanei, is a tendon of the posterior leg. It serves to attach the plantaris, gastrocnemius and soleus muscles to the calcaneus bone.