Ajax the Great

person from Greek Mythology

Ajax the Great or Aias (ancient Greek: Αἴας) son of Telamon,[1] was a well-known hero from the Trojan War. He was the cousin of Achilles. Ajax died by committing suicide. This happened after Achilles died and he was in a contest with Odysseus to see who would receive Achilles's armour: he lost.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 timelessmyths.com Retrieved on 25 November 2007