Patroclus

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Pa·tro·clus

 (pə-trō′kləs)
n. Greek Mythology
A Greek warrior, attendant, and friend to Achilles, killed by Hector in the Trojan War.

Patroclus

(pəˈtrɒkləs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) 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

Pa•tro•clus

(pəˈtroʊ kləs)

n.
a friend of Achilles, slain by Hector at Troy.
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Noun1.Patroclus - (Greek mythology) a friend of Achilles who was killed in the Trojan WarPatroclus - (Greek mythology) a friend of Achilles who was killed in the Trojan War; his death led Achilles to return to the fight after his quarrel with Agamemnon
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Ha ainda Dos que Sao Honrados pela Divindade (548A-568A), um tratado em forma de dialogo em que Plutarco registra um debate havido entre ele, o irmao Timon, os amigos Patrocles e Olimpico em Delfos, o qual nao nos lega informacoes sobre os rituais praticados no santuario.
145-156) analisa as manifestacoes autorais presentes nas apostrofes do Canto 16 da Iliada, separando-as em dois nucleos e sublinhando o papel da colera de Patrocles na construcao epica da pratica guerreira aristocratica, relativamente a sorte do vencido, as relacoes entre inimigos, ao significado da morte heroica, mas tambem como prefiguracao da colera de Aquiles, da crise que ela provoca e da sua resolucao.
notes that the locals sacrifice to the Greek heroes Achilleus, Patrocles, Antilochus and Ajax, but not to Heracles, because, they say, he had sacked their city.