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Chapter 17, The Return from Troy

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Homer, Odyssey 3.188-89

Safely, they say, came the Myrmidons that rage with the spear, whom the famous son of great-hearted Achilles led.  Greek text

♠ Lesches, Ilias Mikra (Little Iliad) fr 21 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, pp. 80-81, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

♠ Arktinos, Iliou Persis (Ilii Excidium) Argumentum – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, pp. 88-89, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

For the death of Astianax, see Early Greek Myth pp. 650651

Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2023

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