disney_skin
Advertisement
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
 

Characters

Aias

Character Analysis

By Aias we are here referring to "big" Aias (a.k.a. "Telamonian Aias," the son of Telamon). "Little" Aias is, well, a much smaller character, and doesn't get his own profile. Basically, Aias is a really big guy, and one of the most powerful Achaian warriors. We mainly see him doing heavy defensive fighting, like when he single-handedly fights off a bunch of Trojans from the deck of a beached warship (though he eventually has to back down). And he does all this without ever getting assistance from the gods. He's Western history's first recorded linebacker.

Advertisement
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertisement
back to top