Placus

Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 23 Sep 2011 09:46 and updated at 23 Sep 2011 09:46

ILIAD NOUN

ild.06 Placus, and was king of the Cilicians.
ild.06 Placus he brought hither with the spoil, and freed her for a great sum, but the archer queen Diana took her in the house of your father.
ild.22 Her husband s sisters and the wives of his brothers crowded round her and supported her, for she was fain to die in her distraction; when she again presently breathed and came to herself, she sobbed and made lament among the Trojans saying, Woe is me, O Hector; woe, indeed, that to share a common lot we were born, you at Troy in the house of Priam, and I at Thebes under the wooded mountain of Placus in the house of Eetion who brought me up when I was a child ill starred sire of an ill starred daughter would that he had never begotten me.

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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