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Sarpedonis. Ulysses was not destined to kill Sarpedon, as he at first intended when the latter was borne wounded out of the battle, but was directed by Minerva against his Lycian followers ( Il.V. 663-78). 257-8 are closely reproduced from Il.V. 677-8; 258 also appears in Virg. Aen.IX. 76-7 among a list of Trojans slain by Turnus. 259-60. See Il.XI. 422-7. The description of Ennomus is perhaps the result of a confusion with the soothsayer of that name mentioned in Il.II. 858-9 as slain by Achilles.
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