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Hector Sightings

  • The Iliad by Homer 801BC - 601BC

    This epic poem about the Trojan War may be written by a Greek, but Trojan Hector sure seems like the man in it. (Was Homer a secret Trojan sympathizer? You be the judge.)

  • Achilleid by Satius 1BC - 99

    In this ancient poem, big bad Achilles skewers Hector, drags his body around, and leaves it for the dogs. (Um... gross.)

  • The Metamorphoses by Ovid 2

    The Trojan War gets a Roman spin in this super famous collection of mythological poems.

  • The Fall of Troy by Quintus Smyrnaeus 299 - 399

    Hector falls and his city isn't too far behind in this epic poem that picks up where the Iliad leaves off. (Yeah, we know. It's kind of depressing.)

  • Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare 1602

    In this "problem" play, Achilles comes off as a total jerk when he can only defeat Hector by jumping him with a bunch of dudes while Hector is unarmed. Not cool, Achilles.

  • Troy 2004

    Eric Bana plays the doomed Hector in this Hollywood blockbuster loosely based on the Iliad. (Bring your tissues.)

  • Marvel Illustrated: The Iliad 2007

    Marvel Comics brings you an awesome adaption of Homer's Iliad, Hector included.

  • The Trojan War 2009

    Marvel kicks out yet another digital comic about the Trojan War. Hector and everybody else all look suitably awesome.

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