“May I not die without a fight and without glory but after doing something big for men to come to learn about”
μὴ μὰν ἀσπουδί γε καὶ ἀκλειῶς ἀπολοίμην,
ἀλλὰ μέγα ῥέξας τι καὶ ἐσσομένοισι πυθέσθαι.
Hector prays to the gods before he faces Achilles and dies
3 thoughts on “Homer, Iliad 22.304-5”
Reblogged this on Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae and commented:
Very first post on SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE and most appropriate, if you ask me! Richard