Thetis and Hephaestus • Achilles Armor- is crafted by Hephaestus and is magical o The shield of Achilles- gleaming gold magical shield o Books 18-23 Death of Hector- Book 22 • Treatment of his body • Funeral games of Patroclus o Book 24- End of the Iliad Hector’s body unburied • Appeal of Priam • Body ransomed o Fall of Troy Achilles killed by Paris • Body rescued by Ajax • Achilles armor o Ajax and Odysseus- Odysseus gets the armour Odysseus wins the armor • Anger, madness of Ajax o Suicide Prophecy of Calchas • Neoptolemus, son of Achilles needs to take part in the
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War, Armor, Achilles, Hector, Priam, Paris, Athena, Odysseus, Book 2