Aias was brought before Agamemnon in victory.  Sacrifices were made and a meal was taken.

After they were finished Nestor began the discourse suggesting a truce.  During the lull they could gather the bodies and cremate them, he said.  After the cremation he proposed a mound to be formed over the bones and based upon that, a breastwork of ramparts and trenches with gates to protect the ships and camp.

All the great Greek captains agreed to Nestor's plan.

Butler

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