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n. Greek Mythology
A Greek warrior, attendant, and friend to Achilles, killed by Hector in the Trojan War.


(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


(pəˈtroʊ kləs)

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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97) Eventually, it looks like a typical ironic episode of Homer, who ends the mourning scene in a masterful way: "So she spoke (Briseis), lamenting, and the women sorrowed around her/grieving openly for Patroklos, but for her own sorrows/each [.
13) Here the model is not the ship catalogue, but the general tendency of epic to include lists of people or things, such as the women Odysseus saw in Hades, the catalogue of Nereids when Thetis mourns for Patroklos, the exemplary list of Dione in which she comforts her daughter Aphrodite, and the list of ransom Priam assembles as an offering.
Em episodio del sacrificio de los prisioneros troyanos a manos de Aquiles aparece en el contexto de los funerales de Patroklos en el libro XXIII de la Iliada.
So hatten selbst Halbgotter (wie die Beispiele des Herakles (52) und Ganymeds zeigten) (53) hoheren Wert auf Freundschaft als auf korperliche Freuden gelegt: So hatte Achill Patroklos nach Homer nicht als Objekt seiner Leidenschaft, sondern als Kampfgefahrten betrachtet, dessen Tod er in diesem Sinne rachte (Il.
Sarpedon, leader of the Lycians and ally of the Trojans in the Trojan War, was killed by Patroklos (Homer, Iliad XVI 663-683).
griefs in my own village; instead, Patroklos said I'd be your wife,
In Book XVI of that poem, Achilles's soulmate Patroklos borrows the great hero's armor and sallies forth to frighten the Trojan enemy by pretending to be Achilles.
The General Secretary for Civil Protection of the Greek Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection Patroklos Georgiadis chaired the meeting.
Die skild beskerm die held dus nie noodwendig teen die dood nie--in Boek 19 van die llias verwys Achilles immers na sy naderende dood tydens sy toespraak by Patroklos se lyk--maar vrywaar horn daarteen om in die onderwereld vasgevang te word.
While more space is devoted to the Iliad, the claim that Patroklos is a Christ figure who brings about reconciliation between Achilleus and Agamemnon seems wishful at best and does little to support the larger point that "from beginning to end, the Iliad is a story of redemption" (27).
With new heroes and returning warriors clashing in an epic showdown between good and evil, Soul Calibur V recounts the tale of Patroklos, son of Sophitia Alexandra, whose family's destiny intertwines with the Soul swords.
This failure to protect Patroklos grieves him more than even the loss of his own life.