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One was a violent river in a bull's form,
four-leggèd, high-horned
510Achelóüs from Oeniadae; the other came from
Bacchian Thebes, and his bow
was bent and he wielded the spear and cudgel -
Zeus's son; and they came together
in battle, desiring to win her in wedlock,
while Aphrodite the blesser of marriage sat in the middle and judged them.
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  • Commentary references to this page (2):
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Philoctetes, 1134
    • Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Trachiniae, 559
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    • A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1890), CLAVA
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