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Pelides

Son of Peleus (2 syl.)- that is, Achilles, the hero of Homer's Iliad, and chief of the Greek warriors that besieged Troy.

When, like Pelides, bold beyond control,
Homer raised high to heaven the loud impetnous song.

Beattie. Minstrel.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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