Ilioneus

Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 21 Sep 2011 15:23 and updated at 21 Sep 2011 15:23

ILIAD NOUN

ild.14 He sprang towards Acamas, but Acamas did not stand his ground, and he killed Ilioneus son of the rich flock master Phorbas, whom Mercury had favoured and endowed with greater wealth than any other of the Trojans.
ild.14 Ilioneus was his only son, and Peneleos now wounded him in the eye under his eyebrows, tearing the eye ball from its socket: the spear went right through the eye into the nape of the neck, and he fell, stretching out both hands before him.
ild.14 Trojans"," he cried, "bid the father and mother of noble Ilioneus make moan for him in their house, for the wife also of Promachus son of Alegenor will never be gladdened by the coming of her dear husband when we Argives return with our ships from Troy.

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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