Does the Iliad talk about Achilles death?

Does the Iliad talk about Achilles death?

Though the death of Achilles is not described in the Iliad, his funeral is mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey.

What book describes Achilles death?

the Iliad
The death of Achilles, even if considered solely as it occurred in the oldest sources, is a complex one, with many different versions. In the oldest version, the Iliad, and as predicted by Hector with his dying breath, the hero’s death was brought about by Paris with an arrow (to the heel according to Statius).

What does Achilles say in the Iliad?

If I voyage back to the fatherland I love, my pride, my glory dies. . .” Achilles knows his fate, and when it is revealed to him that he could go home without falling in battle, he knows that choice wouldn’t give him the honor and glory that comes with being a hero in war.

What happens in Book 22 of the Iliad?

Summary: Book 22 At first, the mighty Trojan considers trying to negotiate with Achilles, but he soon realizes the hopelessness of his cause and flees. He runs around the city three times, with Achilles at his heels. Zeus considers saving Hector, but Athena persuades him that the mortal’s time has come.

How is Achilles remembered after his death?

After his death, Achilles is cremated, and his ashes are mixed with those of his dear friend Patroclus. The Odyssey describes a huge tomb of Achilles on the beach at Troy, and Odysseus meets Achilles during his visit to the underworld, among a group of dead heroes.

What is Achilles biggest flaw?

Achilles is a tragic hero because he exhibits the qualities of a hero but, in the end is fated to death. Achilles’ fatal flaw could be his lack of emotional stability. This can be argued and shown throughout the Iliad.

What did Achilles say to Hector?

Hector begs him not to, but to let Priam ransom him. Achilles tells him to stop begging, that if he could, he would eat the corpse himself, but since he can’t, he’ll let the dogs do it, instead. Hector curses him, telling him Paris will kill him at the Scaean Gates with the help of Apollo. Then Hector dies.

What did Achilles say as Hector was dying?