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 (troi′ləs, trō′ə-ləs)
A son of King Priam of Troy, depicted as Cressida's lover in medieval romance.


(ˈtrɔɪləs; ˈtrəʊɪləs)
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the youngest son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba, slain at Troy. In medieval romance he is portrayed as the lover of Cressida


(ˈtrɔɪ ləs, ˈtroʊ ə-)

a warrior son of Priam, mentioned by Homer and Virgil and later represented as the lover of Cressida.
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The Achaeans next desire to return home, but are restrained by Achilles, who afterwards drives off the cattle of Aeneas, and sacks Lyrnessus and Pedasus and many of the neighbouring cities, and kills Troilus.
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However, he takes the Folio as his main source, noting that Troilus and Cressida is known to have been revised at least once.
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arrived at love's door Troilus and Criseyde exhibit some of the
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Shakespeare often considered such questions, never more dramatically than in Troilus and Cressida and Coriolanus.
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Here he expands his study to another four tales as well as to the poems Troilus and Criseyde and The Legend of Good Women.