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Gallery: Chariots and Transportation

This gallery displays different means of transportation used by the Ancient Greeks: chariots, horses, ships. Chariot were also associated with funerals. In the following passage, Achilles is honoring Patroklos: 'But Achilles would not let the Myrmidons go, and spoke to his brave comrades saying, “Myrmidons, famed horsemen and my own trusted friends, not yet, I say, let us unyoke, but with horse and chariot draw near to the body and… Read more