Iliad Books 4 and 5 Summary and Analysis

Homer

Books 4 and 5 Summary and Analysis

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Pandaros: the Trojan who breaks the truce by shooting an arrow at Menelaos

Talthybios: herald of Menelaos who summons Machaon to heal Menelaos’ wound

Machaon: healer who treats Menelaos’ wound

Idomeneus: leader of the Cretan forces who pledges loyalty to Agamemnon

Diomedes: one of the strongest Achaian warriors

Stethenelos: companion of Diomedes

Ares: God of War who helps the Trojans

Antilochos: first Achaian to kill a Trojan warrior

Telamonian Aias: one of the strongest Achaian warriors

Antiphos: son of Priam and strong Trojan warrior

Hektor: son of Priam and leader of...

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