Homer's Iliad Volume Bks. 1-3

Homer's Iliad Volume Bks. 1-3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... Aepytus, son of Elatus, was an old Arcadian hero whose descendants reigned long in Arcadia. His mound, which in the time of the early Roman emperors still rested on its circle of stones, reminds scholars of the German graves of the Huns.--tva: sc. tla-lv. For the omission of the copula in a rel. clause, cf. A 547.--aYxlua XTraC: elsewhere only an epith. of the Dardanians in the formula Tpfies Kal Avkioi Kal AdpSavoL ayxtpaxyral 0 173. These are combatants with sword, spear, and battle-axe, in contrast with bowmen, slingers, or javelin-throwers. The Arcadians are called iyxeolpMpoi H 134. 605. 'Opxoutvov: to be distinguished from Minyan Orchomenus v. 511.--iroXu'iTov: cf thpehhoxo 'ApKaSlas Pind. 01. vi. 100. 607. TrylTv: one of the most im portant towns in Peloponnesus before the Dorian invasion.--MavriviV: on the road from Arcadia to Argos. 500 hoplites from Mantinea and as many from Tegea were among the Greek forces at Thermopylae, to resist Xerxes. 608. 2tv'ptov: famous for its lake (which has a subterranean channel that comes to the surface and empties into the sea near Argos), and for the labor of Heracles in killing the birds here.--IIappeur(i)V: a district in southwestern Arcadia. 609. 'Aicalou): Ancaeus took part in the Argonautic expedition, and afterwards lost his life in the Calydonian Boar-hunt.--"A-yairrjviup: not elsewhere mentioned in Homer. 610 f. iv vt Kta.: cf. v. 600. 614. 6aXcurria fpya: '/. ToXeia tpya v. 338, woAuoio tyya e 463, (pya yduom E 429. Arcadia, alone of the countries of Peloponnesus, touched the sea at no point. Cf. praetor les is called Aiwstjs v. 860, and Priam AopSon'STis r 303. See 21 m. 624. AvyriaSao: Augeas, king of Elis, whose stables have become proverbial, is mentioned also A 701, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236842073
  • 9781236842077