Lesbos

Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 22 Sep 2011 10:58 and updated at 22 Sep 2011 10:58

ILIAD NOUN

ild.09 I will give him Seven excellent workWomen, Lesbians, whom I chose for myself when he took Lesbos all of surpassing beauty.
ild.09 Moreover he will give you Seven excellent workWomen, Lesbians, whom he chose for himself, when you took Lesbos all of surpassing beauty.
ild.09 But Achilles slept in an inner room, and beside him the daughter of Phorbas lovely Diomede, whom he had carried off from Lesbos.
ild.24 They say that in wealth and plenitude of offspring you surpassed all that is in Lesbos, the realm of Makar to the northward, Phrygia that is more inland, and those that dwell upon the great Hellespont; but from the day when the dwellers in heaven sent this evil upon you, war and slaughter have been about your city continually.

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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