Zeus’ Eagle Quotes in The Iliad
The The Iliad quotes below all refer to the symbol of Zeus’ Eagle. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Penguin Books edition of The Iliad published in 1998.).
Book 12 Quotes
Fight for your country—that is the best, the only omen!
Zeus’ Eagle Symbol Timeline in The Iliad
The timeline below shows where the symbol Zeus’ Eagle appears in The Iliad. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...fresh reinforcements, Hector once again pushes the Trojans forward. Great Ajax taunts Hector, and another eagle sweeps past the Achaeans, which the Achaeans take as a positive omen. Hector criticizes Ajax’... (full context)