hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 96 0 Browse Search
Pausanias, Description of Greece 84 0 Browse Search
Diodorus Siculus, Library 12 0 Browse Search
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More) 6 0 Browse Search
Polybius, Histories 4 0 Browse Search
Demosthenes, Speeches 11-20 4 0 Browse Search
Demosthenes, Letters (ed. Norman W. DeWitt, Norman J. DeWitt) 4 0 Browse Search
Lysias, Speeches 4 0 Browse Search
Aristotle, Politics 4 0 Browse Search
Isocrates, Speeches (ed. George Norlin) 4 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in Euripides, Rhesus (ed. Gilbert Murray). You can also browse the collection for Aegina (Greece) or search for Aegina (Greece) in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

Euripides, Rhesus (ed. Gilbert Murray), line 164 (search)
ax" is mentioned here and at 11. 463, 497, 601, as apparently next in importance to the two Atreidae or to Achilles. That is natural, but it is a shock to have him here described as son of Ileus. In the Iliad we should have had "Ajax son of Telamon." The son of Ileus is "Ajax the less," a hero of the second rank. Scholars have conjectured on other grounds that in some older form of the Iliad-saga Ajax son of Ileus was of much greater importance. The father "Telamon " and the connection with Aegina are neither of them original in the myth.? DOLON. A princely hand is skilless at the plough. HECTOR. 'Tis ransom, then? . . . What prisoner cravest thou? DOLON. I said before, of gold we have our fill. HECTOR. For spoils and armour . . . thou shalt choose at will. DOLON. Nail them for trophies on some temple wall. HECTOR. What seeks the man? What prize more rich than all? DOLON. Achilles' horses P. 12, 1. 182, Achilles' horses.]