Book XV
Zeus awakens to find
that the Trojans have
been pushed back
across the ditch.
Angry, Zeus scolds
Hera and Poseidon.
Zeus sends Apollo to support the Trojans,
who make it to the ships
Patroclus runs to report the news to
Achilles
Hector vows
to burn the
ships.
Book XVI
Patroclus begs Achilles to allow him to put on
Achilles’ armor and fight.
Achilles agrees, but only if Patroclus ...
Patroclos bids Achilles farewell
The ships begin to burn
While Patroclos puts on Achilles’ armor,
Achilles musters the Myrmidons
Achilles offers a libation to Zeus, praying
for the success and safety of Patroclus
Led by Patroclus, the Myrmidons push the
Trojans back
Patroclos and Sarpedon get ready to
fight
Zeus considers
trying to save his
son Sarpedon,
but Hera talks
him out of
interf...
Sarpedon is killed by Patroclus
Battle rages over the dead body of
Sarpedon
The Greeks
capture the
armor, but Zeus
has sleep and
death whisk the
body of h...
Sleep and Death deliver Sarpedon
Patroclus ignores the command of
Achilles and heads towards Troy
After a killing spree,
Apollo stops him,
Euphorbus wounds...
With dying breath, Patroclus tells Hector
he will soon be killed by Achilles
Book XVII
The Greeks, led by Menelaus, fight for the body
of Patroclus.
Hector strips the armor of Achilles off Patroclus’...
Ajax defends the body of Patroclus
Menelaus drags the
body to safety.
Book XVIII
Antilochus reports the death of Patroclus to
Achilles, whose cry of mourning reaches Thetis
and the Nereids.
Pa...
Thetis consoles Achilles
But his grief is boundless
Grief turns to anger, and Achilles vows to avenge
the death of Patroclus.
He has no armor, beca...
Achilles scolds
his horses.
Hephaestus owes
Thetis a favor,
and agrees to
make new armor
for Achilles.
Hephaestus makes fabulous armor for
Achilles, including a giant gold shield
Book XIX
Achilles receives his armor and his ready to fight.
He unsays his anger, and Agamemnon responds by
blaming the go...
Briseis returned to Achilles
Achilles refuses to eat or drink
Odysseus argues that the army needs to eat so
they can fight well.
The army feasts, but A...
Zeus assembles the gods and gives them
permission to participate in battle
The Theomachy
For the Greeks: Hera, Athene, Hephaestus,
Hermes and Poseidon
For the Trojans: Ares, Apollo, Artemis,
Aphrod...
Apollo urges Aeneas to fight Achilles
Poseidon rescues
Aeneas, because
it is not fated for
Aeneas to die.
Achilles goes on a killing spree
Hector is ready to
fight, but Apollo hides
hector in a cloud.
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ENGL220 Iliad Books XV-XX

  1. 1. Book XV Zeus awakens to find that the Trojans have been pushed back across the ditch. Angry, Zeus scolds Hera and Poseidon.
  2. 2. Zeus sends Apollo to support the Trojans, who make it to the ships
  3. 3. Patroclus runs to report the news to Achilles Hector vows to burn the ships.
  4. 4. Book XVI Patroclus begs Achilles to allow him to put on Achilles’ armor and fight. Achilles agrees, but only if Patroclus stays far away from the walls of Troy.
  5. 5. Patroclos bids Achilles farewell
  6. 6. The ships begin to burn
  7. 7. While Patroclos puts on Achilles’ armor, Achilles musters the Myrmidons
  8. 8. Achilles offers a libation to Zeus, praying for the success and safety of Patroclus
  9. 9. Led by Patroclus, the Myrmidons push the Trojans back
  10. 10. Patroclos and Sarpedon get ready to fight Zeus considers trying to save his son Sarpedon, but Hera talks him out of interfering in the destiny of the mortal children of gods.
  11. 11. Sarpedon is killed by Patroclus
  12. 12. Battle rages over the dead body of Sarpedon The Greeks capture the armor, but Zeus has sleep and death whisk the body of his son away.
  13. 13. Sleep and Death deliver Sarpedon
  14. 14. Patroclus ignores the command of Achilles and heads towards Troy After a killing spree, Apollo stops him, Euphorbus wounds him, and Hector finishes him off.
  15. 15. With dying breath, Patroclus tells Hector he will soon be killed by Achilles
  16. 16. Book XVII The Greeks, led by Menelaus, fight for the body of Patroclus. Hector strips the armor of Achilles off Patroclus’ body and puts it on. Menelaus and Ajax protect the body from the Trojans.
  17. 17. Ajax defends the body of Patroclus
  18. 18. Menelaus drags the body to safety.
  19. 19. Book XVIII Antilochus reports the death of Patroclus to Achilles, whose cry of mourning reaches Thetis and the Nereids. Patroclos’ body is brought to Achilles tent, where he and his mother mourn.
  20. 20. Thetis consoles Achilles
  21. 21. But his grief is boundless Grief turns to anger, and Achilles vows to avenge the death of Patroclus. He has no armor, because Hector is now wearing it. Thetis promises to obtain new armor for her son.
  22. 22. Achilles scolds his horses.
  23. 23. Hephaestus owes Thetis a favor, and agrees to make new armor for Achilles.
  24. 24. Hephaestus makes fabulous armor for Achilles, including a giant gold shield
  25. 25. Book XIX Achilles receives his armor and his ready to fight. He unsays his anger, and Agamemnon responds by blaming the gods. Achilles is offered Briseis and gifts, but he only wants battle. Briseis is brought to him, and mourns Patroclus, who was kind to her.
  26. 26. Briseis returned to Achilles
  27. 27. Achilles refuses to eat or drink Odysseus argues that the army needs to eat so they can fight well. The army feasts, but Achilles sulks. Zeus sends Athene to fill Achilles with nectar and ambrosia. Achilles exhorts his horses to do well in battle.
  28. 28. Zeus assembles the gods and gives them permission to participate in battle
  29. 29. The Theomachy For the Greeks: Hera, Athene, Hephaestus, Hermes and Poseidon For the Trojans: Ares, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Leto, and the river god Skamandros
  30. 30. Apollo urges Aeneas to fight Achilles Poseidon rescues Aeneas, because it is not fated for Aeneas to die.
  31. 31. Achilles goes on a killing spree Hector is ready to fight, but Apollo hides hector in a cloud.

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