Who was Achilles in love with?

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Who was Achilles in love with?

Achilles:

Achilles was one of the most notable heroes of the Trojan War, even though he spent a portion of it in conflict with Agamemnon. Achilles was the son of Peleus and Thetis. To protect him, Thetis dipped Achilles in the River Styx; however, she held him by his ankle, which is why his 'Achilles Heel' was his weak spot.

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Achilles was in love with Briseis, a beautiful woman who had become Achilles' war prize after he killed her entire family, including her husband. In T...

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