The thirtieth day still continues. The scene lies under the walls, and on the battlements of Troy.
EXTRA ORDINARY STRENGTH AND COURAGE
Sang innocent, and spent its force in air.Minerva watch'd it falling on the land,Then drew, and gave to great Achilles' hand,Unseen of Hector, who, elate with joyBy no dishonest wound shall Hector die.
Death and black fate approach! 'tis I must bleed.No refuge now, no succour from above,Great Jove deserts me, and the son of Jove,Propitious once, and kind! Then welcome fate!'Tis true I perish, yet I perish great:By no dishonest wound shall Hector die.
After Achilles killed and dragged Hectors body around, Hectors father AKA Priam turns to Achilles and pleads him for Hectors body back so that Hector can be buried. Zeus sends Hermes to lead Priam into the Greek camp. He cites the memory of Achilles father Peleus