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[5] But by day a fierce fight took place; Agamemnon and Diomedes, Ulysses, Eurypylus, and Machaon were wounded, the Greeks were put to flight1 Hector made a breach in the wall and entered2 and, Ajax having retreated, he set fire to the ships.3

1 These events are told in the eleventh book of the Iliad , (Hom. Il. 11).

2 Compare Hom. Il. 12.436ff.

3 Compare Hom. Il. 15.716ff.

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