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Patroclus

[ puh-troh-kluhs ]

noun

  1. Classical Mythology. a friend of Achilles, who was slain by Hector at Troy.


Patroclus

/ pəˈtrɒkləs /

noun

  1. Greek myth a friend of Achilles, killed in the Trojan War by Hector. His death made Achilles return to the fight after his quarrel with Agamemnon


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One of her greatest challenges in writing the story was finding the right voice for Patroclus.

Over his head are the words hinthial patrucles, which is believed to signify "the shade of Patroclus."

In one of the scenes we find depicted the sacrifice of the Trojan youths at the grave of Patroclus.

To Achilles, lamenting the death of Patroclus, she came with nectar and ambrosia, that his limbs might not grow faint with hunger.

Now certainly Hector was wearing a corslet, which he had taken from Patroclus: that is the essence of the story.

But the description given of the family of Patroclus applies better to Paoli.

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