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[19] And when he was unable to obtain her from her guardians—for they were awaiting her maturity and the fulfilment of the oracle which the Pythian priestess had given—scorning the royal power of Tyndareus1, disdaining the might of Castor and Pollux2, and belittling all the hazards in Lacedaemon, he seized her by force and established her at Aphidna in Attica.

1 Father of Helen.

2 Brothers of Helen.

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