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nec . . . . Achilli, ‘Teucer is Achilles’ cousin as well as he.’ Cf. 31 n. Teucer was half-brother of Ajax, son of Telamon by Hesione, or Theaneira, whom he received as his prize for the help he gave to Hercules in his expedition against her father Laomedon, when he was the first to enter the walls of Troy. The expedition was undertaken to punish Laomedon for his faithlessness in refusing to Hercules the horses once given by Jove to Tros, the reward promised to Hercules when he delivered Hesione from the sea-monster sent by Neptune to ravage the land of Troy, Cf. 23 n., XI. 211-6.
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