The Abduction of Helen (page 571 lower)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War

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Il 3.443-45 Homer, Iliad

not when at the first I snatched thee from lovely Lacedaemon and sailed with thee on my seafaring ships, [445] and on the isle of Cranae had dalliance with thee on the couch of love.  Greek Text

Il 6.289-92 Homer, Iliad

But the queen herself went down to the vaulted treasurechamber wherein were her robes, richly broidered, the handiwork of Sidonian women, [290] whom godlike Alexander had himself brought from Sidon, as he sailed over the wide sea on that journey on the which he brought back high-born Helen.  Greek Text

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

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