Nagy, Gregory. 2013. The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.ebook:CHS_NagyG.The_Ancient_Greek_Hero_in_24_Hours.2013. Abridged edition 2019.
Hour 4. Achilles as lyric hero in the songs of Sappho and Pindar
The meaning of aphthito-
The imperishable glory of Achilles in a song of Pindar
Hour 4 Text A (see also Hour 0 Text E)
Hour 4 Text B (part of Hour 2 Text B)
Hour 4 Text C = Hour 2 Text D
In these two passages from Iliad IX, as we have already seen in Hour 2, the term klea andrōn, ‘glories of men’, refers in the first case to an allusive tale told by Phoenix to Achilles about Meleagros and Kleopatra (524) and, in the second case, to a song sung by Achilles in his shelter (189).