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[22] And thence he came to Thrinacia, an island of the Sun, where kine were grazing, and being windbound, he tarried there.1 But when his comrades slaughtered some of the kine and banqueted on them, for lack of food, the Sun reported it to Zeus, and when Ulysses put out to sea, Zeus struck him with a thunderbolt.2


1 As to the adventures of Ulysses in Thrinacia, the island of the Sun, see Hom. Od. 12.127-141; Hom. Od. 12.260-402.

2 See Hom. Od. 12.403-425.

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