Chapter 16, The Trojan War
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♠ Homer, Iliad 11.166
And past the tomb of ancient Ilos, son of Dardanus Greek Text
♠ Homer, Iliad 11.371-72
leaning the while against a pillar on the barrow that men’s hands reared for Ilus, son of Dardanus, an elder of the people in days of old. Greek Text
♠ Homer, Iliad 10.415
is holding council by the tomb of godlike Ilus, away from the turmoil Greek Text
♠ Homer, Iliad 24.349
Now when the others had driven past the great barrow of Ilus Greek Text
♠ Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 177 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 85, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.
♠ Hellanikos 4F19a – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 110-11, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957.
♠ Hellanikos 4F23 – Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 1, pp. 112-13, ed. F. Jacoby, 2d ed. Leiden 1957.
♠ Hesiod, Ehoiai (Catalogue of Women) fr 179 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 86, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967.
Tros son of Teukros (Transl. E. Bianchelli )
♠ Ilias Mikra (Little Iliad) fr 29 PEG – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, pp. 84-5, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.
♠ Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite 5.202-17
Verily wise Zeus carried off golden-haired Ganymedes because of his beauty, to be amongst the Deathless Ones and pour drink for the gods in the house of Zeus —a wonder to see—,honored by all the immortals as he draws the red nectar from the golden bowl. But grief that could not be soothed filled the heart of Tros; for he knew not whither the heaven-sent whirlwind had caught up his dear son, so that he mourned him always, unceasingly, until Zeus pitied him and gave him high-stepping horses such as carry the immortals as recompense for his son. These he gave him as a gift. And at the command of Zeus, the Guide, the slayer of Argus, told him all, and how his son would be deathless and unageing, even as the gods. So when Tros heard these tidings from Zeus, he no longer kept mourning but rejoiced in his heart and rode joyfully with his storm-footed horses. Greek Text
Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, January 2022
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