Help with Questions to The Iliad: Books 16-17
- Why does Achilles allow Patroclus to go into battle wearing his armor?
- Who are the Myrmidons, and how does Homer describe them?
- Who is Sarpedon? Why doesn’t Zeus save his life?
- What happens to Patroclus after he kills Sarpedon?
- Why does Homer refer to Patroclus in the second person in Book 16?