Adrastus

Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 21 Sep 2011 12:50 and updated at 21 Sep 2011 12:50

ILIAD NOUN

ild.02 Those who held the strong city of Mycenae, rich Corinth and Cleonae; Orneae, Araethyrea, and Licyon, where Adrastus reigned of old; Hyperesia, high Gonoessa, and Pellene; Aegium and all the coast land round about Helice; these sent a hundred ships under the command of King Agamemnon, son of Atreus.
ild.14 He married into the family of Adrastus, and his house was one of great abundance, for he had large estates of rich corn growing land, with much orchard ground as well, and he had many Sheep; moreover he excelled all the Argives in the use of the spear.

Arise Greece! from thy silent sleep, 2000 years long it is! Forget not, thy ancient culture, beautiful and marvelous it is!

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