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Chorus

Chorus
Great is the power of Aphrodite's triumph!
I will not mention
500the gods, nor how she deceived the son of Kronos,
nor Hades the lord of night,
no, nor Poseidon, shaker of earth.
But when this woman was wedded,
what mighty-limbed men came to claim her in marriage?
Who were they who entered the hard-hitting, dust-clouded conflict of battle?

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  • Commentary references to this page (6):
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Electra, 495-498
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Philoctetes, 507-518
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Trachiniae, 356
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Trachiniae, 661
    • W. W. How, J. Wells, A Commentary on Herodotus, 5.22
    • Walter Leaf, Commentary on the Iliad (1900), 13.147
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