Category:Events in the Posthomerica

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The Posthomerica is an epic poem by Quintus of Smyrna, probably written in the latter half of the 4th century, and telling the story of the Trojan War, between the death of Hector and the fall of Ilium.

Book Contents
Book 1 How died for Troy the Queen of the Amazons, Penthesileia.
Book 2 How Memnon, Son of the Dawn, for Troy's sake fell in the Battle.
Book 3 How by the shaft of a God laid low was Hero Achilles.
Book 4 How in the Funeral Games of Achilles heroes contended.
Book 5 How the Arms of Achilles were cause of madness and death unto Aias.
Book 6 How came for the helping of Troy Eurypylus, Hercules' grandson.
Book 7 How the Son of Achilles was brought to the War from the Isle of Scyros.
Book 8 How Hercules' Grandson perished in fight with the Son of Achilles.
Book 9 How from his long lone exile returned to the war Philoctetes.
Book 10 How Paris was stricken to death, and in vain sought help of Oenone.
Book 11 How the sons of Troy for the last time fought from her walls and her towers.
Book 12 How the Wooden Horse was fashioned, and brought into Troy by her people.
Book 13 How Troy in the night was taken and sacked with fire and slaughter.
Book 14 How the conquerors sailed from Troy unto judgment of tempest and shipwreck.


This category has the following 9 subcategories, out of 9 total.