Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 22 Sep 2011 12:35 and updated at 22 Sep 2011 12:35


ild.02 With them in command was Euryalus, son of king Mecisteus, son of Talaus; but Diomed was chief over them all.
ild.06 While tending his Sheep he had converse with the nymph, and she conceived twin sons; these the son of Mecisteus now slew, and he stripped the armour from their shoulders.
ild.08 Meanwhile his two trusty squires, Mecisteus son of Echius, and Alastor, came up and bore him to the ships groaning in his great pain.
ild.13 He ran up to him, bestrode him, and covered him with his shield; then two of his staunch comrades, Mecisteus son of Echius, and Alastor stooped down, and bore him away groaning heavily to the ships.
ild.15 Polydamas killed Mecisteus, and Polites Echius, in the front of the battle, while Agenor slew Clonius.
ild.23 They all held their peace, and no man rose save Euryalus son of Mecisteus, who was son of Talaus.
ild.23 Mecisteus went once to Thebes after the fall of Oedipus, to attend his funeral, and he beat all the people of Cadmus.

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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