The Journey to Troy: Philoktetes and Tennes (page 588 lower)

Chapter 16, The Trojan War

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Kypria epitome – Poetae Epici Graeci 1, p. 41, ed. A. Bernabé. Leipzig 1987.

Homer, Iliad 8.228-34

There uttered he a piercing shout, calling aloud to the Danaans:“Fie, ye Argives, base things of shame fair in semblance only. [230] Whither are gone our boastings, when forsooth we declared that we were bravest, the boasts that when ye were in Lemnos ye uttered vaingloriously as ye ate abundant flesh of straight-horned kine and drank bowls brim full of wine, saying that each man would stand to face in battle an hundred, aye, two hundred Trojans! whereas now can we match not even one.  Greek Text

Aristotle, Rhetoric 2.24

Or if one were to say that nothing is more honorable than to be invited to a dinner, for because he was not invited Achilles was angry with the Achaeans at Tenedos; whereas he was really angry because he had been treated with disrespect, but this was an accident due to his not having been invited.  Greek Text

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

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