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Achilles & Hector

Agnes Spofford Cook Gale

Achilles & Hector

Iliad stories retold for boys and girls

by Agnes Spofford Cook Gale

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Published by Rand, McNally in Chicago, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Agnes Cook Gale
ContributionsHomer.
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18095915M

They both have warriors who shield the community against the destruction. But even after Agamemnon offers to return Briseis, along with numerous other gifts, Achilles remains angry, indicating that one of Achilles' major character flaws is his excessive pride. I refused, though it may have been better! Achilles is angry, but turns around to return to Troy where Priam is the first to spot him. Hector turns to Deiphobus to ask him for a lance; when he finds his friend gone, he realizes that the gods have betrayed him.

The two warriors race three times around Troy. He and Achilles exchange spear throws, but neither scores a hit. Hector must now go out to lead a counter-attack. I failed to see them among the troops taking refuge in the city.

Finally, Odysseus threw his shield out and landed on that, and Protesilaus jumped next from his own ship. Hektor agrees to the wisdom of this plan, and while he goes back to Troy, there is a short lull in the fighting. If the reader can visualize this scene, seeing a thick debris of trees, powerful rocks, and strong waves lashing against Achilles, the scene becomes more powerful and meaningful. But Homer goes on to show even greater humanity in wartime. A thousand camp-fires gleamed upon the plain The poem narrates the story of the war between the Greeks and the Trojans, known as the Trojan War.


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Achilles & Hector book

Achilles chases him around the city three times before Hector masters his fear and turns to face Achilles. PatroclusAchilles' closest companion, disguised in the armor of Achillesenters the combat leading the Myrmidons and the rest of the Achaeans to force a Trojan withdrawal.

They both have warriors who shield the community against the destruction. Achilleus, great as he was, could do nothing to help you. Athena defeats Ares and Aphrodite. She was at work in an inner room of the lofty palace, weaving a double-width purple tapestry, with a multicoloured pattern of flowers.

But Essay about Homer vs. Think of thy father, and this helpless face behold See him in me, as helpless and as old! By now, under Zeus' firm hand, the gods have moved from their own state of disorder to order.

Achilles pursues them and very nearly takes the city, but the Trojan prince Agenor challenges him to single combat. Ironically, with the death of Patroklos, Achilles begins to see life and relationships with other people from a mortal point of view, and at the same time, he is drawing ever closer to the divine aspects of love.

Altesof glorious name, gave his daughter many gifts. Hector gave Ajax his sword, which Ajax later used to kill himself. It is a portrait of the warrior at home, war forgotten as he watches his son play and talks with his wife.

Poseidon challenges Apollo, but Apollo refuses to fight over mere mortals. Hecuba and Priam cry while Andromache is asking her attendants to draw a bath for her husband.

Page 1 Page 2 Summary: Book 21 Achilles routs the Trojans and splits their ranks, pursuing half of them into the river known to the gods as Xanthus and to the mortals as Scamander. This war is initiated by the Judgement of Paris, which was ultimately won by the.

However, after Nestor 's chiding, nine Greek heroes stepped up to the challenge and drew by lot to see who was to face Hector. Priam himself goes to claim his son's body, and Hermes grants him safe passage by casting a charm that will make anyone who looks at him fall asleep. Achilles is the warrior; Hektor the family man.

Though Homer was blind, some scholars believe that a philosopher as a blind man had an exceptional inner vision.THE ILIAD BOOK 22, TRANSLATED BY A. T.

Myths and Legends

MURRAY [1] So they throughout the city, huddled in rout like fawns, were cooling their sweat and drinking and quenching their thirst, as they rested on the fair battlements; while the Achaeans drew near the wall leaning their shields against their shoulders. #2: Now I am making an end of my anger.

Essay on A Comparison of Achilles and Hector

It does not become me, unrelentingly to rage on. #3: And overpowered by memory both men gave way to grief. Priam wept freely for man - killing Hector, throbbing, crouching before Achilles’ feet as Achilles wept himself, now for his father, now for Patroclus once again and their sobbing rose and fell throughout the house.

THE ILIAD BOOK 24, TRANSLATED BY A. T. MURRAY [1] Then was the gathering broken up, and the folk scattered, each man to go to his own ship. The rest bethought them of supper and of sweet sleep, to take their fill thereof; but Achilles wept, ever remembering his dear comrade, neither might sleep, that mastereth all, lay hold of him, but he turned him ever to this side or to that, yearning for.

Oct 12,  · The book tells of his epic battles with Hector, Penthesileia (queen of the Amazons) and Memnon (son of the Dawn), as well as his love affair with Polyxena, sister of Hector. It tells of the death of Achilles and how his legend has survived for over 3, years.4/4(6).

Jan 04,  · Except for Hector, the Trojans are inside the walls of Troy. Apollo turns to Achilles to tell him he is wasting his time pursing a god since he can’t kill him.

Achilles is angry, but turns around to return to Troy where Priam is the first to spot him. He tells 5/5.

Apr 14,  · In the Iliad the battle between Achilles and Hector is described in a completely different view ‘ As Achilles bear down on Hector, Hector begins to lose his nerve. Hector runs towards the Scamander River (Xanthus). The two warrior’s race three times around Troy’ Iliad book XXII, This is an example of the differences between the two because as this clip describes Hector actually stays and.