Briefly describe the battle between Ajax and Hector in Homer's Iliad.

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In the seventh book of Homer's Iliad , the Trojan Helenus proposes that Hector fight a single combat with one of the Greeks to determine the outcome of the war. Initially, all of the Greeks are too frightened to accept the challenge, so they draw lots to determine who will be Hector's opponent. Ajax "wins" this lottery. A description of Ajax...

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