Your search returned 1 result in 1 document
Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
, (Hom. Il. 17). And Achilles laid aside his
anger and recovered Briseis. And a suit of armour having been brought him from Hephaestus,
he donned the armourThese events are narrated in the
eighteenth (Hom. Il. 18) and nineteenth (Hom. Il. 19) books of the
. and went forth to the war, and chased the Trojans in a crowd to the
Scamander, and there killed many, and amongst them Asteropaeus, son of Pelegon, son of the
river Axius; and the river rushed at him in fury.
But Hephaestus dried up the streams of the river, after chasing them with a mighty
flame.These events are related in the twentieth (Hom. Il. 20) and twenty-first (Hom. Il.
21) books of the
. As to the slaying of Asteropaeus by Achilles, see Hom. Il. 21.139-204. As to the combat of Achilles with the river Scamander,
and the drying up of the streams of the river by the fire-god Hephaestus, see Hom. Il.