Who is the greatest Trojan warrior in the Iliad?


Who is the greatest Trojan warrior in The Iliad?

Who Would Stand Against Achilles?

There is no doubt that Achilles stands as the greatest Achaean warrior of all in Homer's The Iliad. But what of the Trojan side? Which warrior would pose the greatest challenge to Achilles? It is the very warrior who frustrates Achilles throughout the epic poem.

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In The Iliad, Hector is the greatest Trojan warrior.

Although at times throughout the epic, he might be perceived as a coward for running from...

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Hector Quotations from The Iliad


Chapter 9 / Lesson 6

Hector is a valiant and compassionate Trojan warrior in Homer's ''The Iliad''. He fights for his brother and his people; he takes on the great Achilles. In this lesson, we will read quotes from the poem to learn more about Hector.

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