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τὸ δεύτερον. The first occasion was when Heracles himself made war on Laomedon, and, after taking Troy, gave the king's daughter, Hesione, to Telamon ( Ai. 1302: Il. 5. 638 ff.). Cp. Pind. I. 5. 36(the Aeacidae) “δὶς πόλιν Τρώων πράθον, ἑσπόμενοι” | “Ἡρακλῆι πρότερον”, | “καὶ σὺν Ἀτρείδαις”. Propert. 3. 1. 32 Troia bis Oetaei numine capta dei.αὐτὴν=“τὴν πόλιν”, or “Τροίαν”, implied in Ἴλιον, which is regularly neuter (454) in post-homeric poetry. The exception in Eur. Andr. 103 occurs in a quasi-epic hexameter: conversely, “Ἴλιον αἰπὺ” in Il. 15. 71 occurs in a suspected passage.

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    • Euripides, Andromache, 103
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    • Homer, Iliad, 5.638
    • Pindar, Isthmean, 5
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1302
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