Sidon

Created by Sreeja Jijith at 22 Sep 2011 13:03 and updated at 22 Sep 2011 13:03

ILIAD NOUN

ild.06 She then went down into her fragrant store room, where her embroidered robes were kept, the work of Sidonian Women, whom Alexandrus had brought over from Sidon when he sailed the seas upon that voyage during which he carried off Helen.
ild.23 It would hold Six measures, and far exceeded all others in the whole world for beauty; it was the work of cunning artificers in Sidon, and had been brought into port by Phoenicians from beyond the sea, who had made a present of it to Thoas.

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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