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[173] Pleiada, si quaeras. Paris boasts here, that he was descended of an ancient race, deducing his pedigree from Jupiter and Electra. This Electra was the daughter of Atlas, and one of the seven Pleiades that were translated into heaven among the stars. By her Jupiter had Dardanus, of whom Virgil says, “Dardanus Iliacae primus pater urbis et auctor.

From his Paris derived his origin, by a long train of intermediate ancestors; Erichthonius, Tros, Ilus, Laomedon, Priam.

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