How old is Jacob Smith now?

32 years (January 21, 1990)
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Who played the little boy in Troy?

Jacob Smith: Messenger Boy.

Who did Achilles love?

In Homer’s Iliad, Achilles describes Patroclus as ‘the man I loved beyond all other comrades, loved as my own life’.

Was Troy a true story?

Much of it is no doubt fantasy. There is, for example, no evidence that Achilles or even Helen existed. But most scholars agree that Troy itself was no imaginary Shangri-la but a real city, and that the Trojan War indeed happened.

How old is Jacob Smith now? – Related Questions

Who killed Paris of Troy?

Paris himself, soon after, received a fatal wound from an arrow shot by the rival archer Philoctetes.

Where is Sparta now?

Sparta (Greek: Σπάρτη Spárti [ˈsparti]) is a city and municipality in Laconia, Greece. It lies at the site of ancient Sparta.

Did Achilles exist?

Most of us think he was a mythologic Greek hero (Figure 1). The truth is that there may well have been a real Thessalian warrior, later mythologized by his semi-literate people. The story goes that his mother, Thetis, made him invulnerable by dipping him in the River Styx while he was still an infant.

Who did Achilles sleep with?

In it, Achilles and Patroclus do have a sexual relationship. Here is one short excerpt from their younger days, before the Trojan War began: “I was trembling, afraid to put him to flight.

Did Achilles have a boyfriend?

Centuries later, various Greek texts presented Achilles and Patroclus as pederastic lovers (a common practice in Greek society where an older male and younger male form a sexual relationship).

Why was Achilles so strong?

After Achilles was born, his mother wanted to protect him from harm. She held him by the heel and dipped him into the river Styx. In Greek Mythology, the river Styx was located in the Underworld and had special powers. Achilles became invulnerable everywhere but at his heel where his mother held him.

Who is Achilles weakness?

Achilles’ only weakness was his heel. According to legend, his mother had taken him to the River Styx, which was supposed to offer powers of invincibility, and dipped his body into the water. Because she held him by the heel, it was not washed over by the water of the magical river (see Figure 1).

What gave Achilles immortality?

Thetis took matters into her own hands, dipping Achilles in the magical River Styx, knowing this would give him immortality and invulnerability.