Hector feels that he cannot save the city, but he will save his father's fame and his own.ἀρνύμενος: striving to gain. Cf. “Α 159, α 5, Χ 160.” πατρός: “πατρί” might have been used, with little difference of meaning. αὐτοῦ: intensive, agreeing with “ἐμοῦ” implied in “ἐμόν”. cf. 490, 5.741.
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