Antilochus

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Antilochus

(ăntĭl`əkəs), in Greek mythology, young hero of the Trojan War, a favorite of Achilles. While protecting his father, Nestor, he was killed by Memnon. He was buried with Achilles and Patroclus.
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One of his fellow soldiers gently holds and restrains him from going to the body, which reminds us of how Antilochos, who is the one to inform Achilles of Patroklos' death, holds Achilles' hands, for fear that Achilles will harm himself, as he weeps along with him (Iliad 18.
Nestor's son Antilochos has just given Achilleus the message that his closest friend, his trusted ally and brother-in-arms, had been killed wearing Achilleus' own armor.