Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Achille au Chant XXIV de l’Iliade : Lion exécrable ou héros admirable ?

David-Artur Daix 1, 2
1 Cultures de l’écrit
AOROC - Archéologie et Philologie d'Orient et d'Occident : UMR 85-46
Abstract : In book 24 of the Iliad, as the poem ends, the status of its greatest hero, Achilleus, is not yet definitive. He has just proven, during the funeral games celebrating Patroclus, that, unlike Agamemnon, he knew how to distribute prizes fairly and how to distinguish himself among the Acheans as a just king. However, the problem created by his outrageaous and savage treatment of Hector’s body remains whole and endangers his glory. He has not yet become the « best of the Acheans ». And that is the achievement the last book of the Iliad must confirm to ensure Achilleus’ glory.
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [19 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01888245
Contributor : David-Artur Daix <>
Submitted on : Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 2:53:12 PM
Last modification on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:34:30 AM

File

REG_2014-1_Daix_Achille.pdf
Publisher files allowed on an open archive

Identifiers

Collections

Citation

David-Artur Daix. Achille au Chant XXIV de l’Iliade : Lion exécrable ou héros admirable ?. Revue des Etudes Grecques, [Paris]: [Association pour l'encouragement des études grecques en France], 2014, 127, pp.1-27. ⟨10.3406/reg.2014.8329⟩. ⟨hal-01888245v3⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

121

Files downloads

355