Peleus/Definition

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Peleus [r]: From Greek mythology, he was the human father of the hero Achilles and the husband of the goddess Thetis, but who did not play a huge role in the upbringing of Achilles, according to Elizabeth Vandiver, Classics scholar and authority on Greek mythology and Greek tragedy including the Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid, Homer, and Virgil. This definition is based on her course Classical Mythology from The Teaching Company.