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For Achilles says somewhere in the course of his lament for the death of Patroclus, as recalling one of the greatest of sorrows, that unwillingly he has broken the promise he had given to Menoetius, the father of Patroclus; for he had promised to bring his son back safe to Opus, if he would send him along with him to Troy, and entrust him to his care. It is evident from this that it was because of love that he undertook to take care of him.
Now read what Patroclus says in the dream about their common burial and about the intercourse that they once had with one another.“For we no longer as in life shall sitApart in sweet communion. Nay, the doomAppointed me at birth has yawned for me.And fate has destined thee, Achilles, peerOf gods, to die beneath the wall of Troy'sProud lords, fighting for fair-haired Helen's sake.More will I say to thee, pray heed it well:Let not my bones be laid apart from thine,Achilles, but that thou and I may beIn common earth, I beg that I may shareThat golden coffer which thy mother broughtTo be thine own, even as we in youthGrew up together in thy home. My sireMenoetius brought me, a little lad, from home,From Opus, to your house, for sad bloodshed,That day, when, all unwitting, in childish wrathAbout the dice, I killed Amphidamas' son.The knightly Peleus took me to his homeAnd kindly reared me, naming me thy squire.So let one common coffer hide our bones.”Hom. Il. 2
And on the third of the Hermae stands written:“Once from this city Menestheus, summoned to join the Atreidae,Led forth an army to Troy, plain beloved of the gods.Homer has sung of his fame, and has said that of all the mailed chieftainsNone could so shrewdly as he marshal the ranks for the fight.Fittingly then shall the people of Athens be honored, and calledMarshals and leaders of war, heroes in combat of arms.”unknownIs the name of the generals anywhere here? Nowhere; only the name of the peo