Chapter 17, The Return from Troy
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♠ Arktinos, Iliou Persis (Ilii Excidium) Argumentum – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, p. 89, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.
Then the Greeks sail off and Athena contrives destruction at sea for them. (Transl. E. Bianchelli)
♠ Nostoi Argumentum – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, pp. 94-95, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.
♠ Homer, Odyssey 5.108-11
But on the way they sinned against Athena, and she sent upon them an evil wind and long waves.  There all the rest of his goodly comrades perished, but as for him, the wind and the wave, as they bore him, brought him hither. Greek Text
♠ Homer, Odyssey 3.130-36
But when we had sacked the lofty city of Priam, and had gone away in our ships, and a god had scattered the Achaeans, then, even then, Zeus planned in his heart a woeful return for the Argives, for in no wise prudent or just were all. Wherefore many of them met an evil fate  through the fell wrath of the flashing-eyed goddess, the daughter of the mighty sire, for she caused strife between the two sons of Atreus. Greek Text
Literary sources edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, February 2023
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