Supplication. Plague. Quarrel.
Greeks and Trojans get ready for battle.
Paris single combat with Menelaus.
Quarrel among the gods.
Athena helps Diomedes. He injures Aphrodite and Ares.
Andromache begs Hector not to fight.
Ajax and Hector fight, but neither wins. Paris refuses to give up Helen.
2nd battle; Greeks beaten back.
Agamemnon returns Briseis to Achilles.
Odysseus and Diomedes capture a Trojan spy.
Nestor urges Patroclus to persuade Achilles to lend him his armor and his men.
Trojans get through Greek walls.
Poseidon helps the Greeks.
Largely through the shenanigans of the gods, the Trojans are driven back. Hector is wounded.
Apollo sent to heal Hector. Hector burns Greek ships.
Achilles lets Patroclus wear his armor and lead his Myrmidons. Hector kills Patroclus.
Achilles learns Patroclus is dead.
Achilles mourns. Shield of Achilles.
Reconciled with Agamemnon, Achilles agrees to lead the Greeks.
Gods join the battle. Hera, Athena, Poseidon, Hermes, and Hephaestus for the Greeks. Apollo, Artemis, Ares, and Aphrodite for the Trojans.
Achilles winning. Trojans retreat.
Hector and Achilles meet in single combat. Death of Hector.
Funeral Games for Patroclus.
Hector desecration, return, and burial.