from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A son of Aeacus and the father of Achilles.
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- proper n. A rare surname.
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- proper n. A king of the Myrmidons and father of Achilles; he was the son of Aeachus.
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- n. a king of the Myrmidons and father of Achilles
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At the marriage of the sea-nymph Thetis with a mortal called Peleus, all the gods and goddesses were present, except Eris (the goddess of Discord).
Achilles son of Peleus, be men, my friends, and be mindful of your impetuous valour, that so we may win honour for the son of Peleus, that is far the bravest of the Argives by the ships, and whose close-fighting squires are the best.
Lord Landsdowne likewise wrote a Masque, called Peleus and Thetis.
Because, Homer says, of "the rage of Achilles, son of Peleus, that brought countless ills down on the Achaeans."
Zeus decided that there were too many people in the world, so he sent Discord to throw a golden apple into the wedding assembly of King Peleus and the sea nymph Thetis, attended by all the gods, marked "for the fairest."
He spoil'd of those profanéd arms, that Peleus did obtain
And never suff'ring my return to grace of Peleus 'court!
And Peleus had a mortal wife; since by his means is done
Like Palin, she was always "going rogue" and therefore not invited to the wedding of Peleus and Thetis.