Aeneas tries to embrace his father, Anchises, but his hands pass right through
the shade. This mirrors a scene between Odysseus and his mother.
Hector's wife begs him not to return to the battle-front because she says, all of
her immediate male adult blood relatives have been killed in the Trojan war at
her home-town of Thebes (PS: it's a different Thebes than Oedipus &), and he is
all she has left.
Achilles, when he rejoins the fighting, battles both mortals and gods
" Potiphar's Wife & stories, like that of Bellerophon, involve a hero falsely accused
of seducing or raping his social/political superior.
The story of Meleager as Phoenix tells it in Iliad 9 omits any mention of a magic
log, which is central to Ovid's telling of Meleager story
Penelope tried to deter the suitors by weaving and secretly unraveling her father-
in-law's funeral shroud, which she insists she must finish before she can remarry.
Odysseus sees an area in the realm of the dead were people who committed
In the realm of the dead, Achilles regrets his youthful but glorious death
Glaucus, despite being overmatched, wounds and nearly kills Diomedes.
Aphrodite favors the Greek side in the Trojan war