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LITERATURE
Ancient
→ Homer → Iliad → Book XVII: Battle over Patroclus's body
→ vv. 1-42: Menelaus guards the body of Patroclus against Euphorbus
→ vv. 43-60: Menelaus kills Euphorbus
→ vv. 61-69: Menelaus strips the dead Euphorbus of his armour
→ vv. 70-89: Apollo admonishes Hector to attack Menelaus
→ vv. 278-287: Aias prevents the Trojans from taking Patroclus's naked body