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.