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M. Tullius Cicero, Orations, for Quintius, Sextus Roscius, Quintus Roscius, against Quintus Caecilius, and against Verres (ed. C. D. Yonge) 530 0 Browse Search
Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War 346 0 Browse Search
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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 60 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 58 0 Browse Search
C. Julius Caesar, Commentaries on the Civil War (ed. William Duncan) 42 0 Browse Search
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Euripides, Cyclops (ed. David Kovacs), line 82 (search)
us' ancestry, alluded to several times in tragedy, makes Anticleia, Odysseus' mother, marry Laertes when she is already pregnant by Sisyphus. Odysseus The very same. But spare me these aspersions. Silenus From what land have you sailed here to Sicily? Odysseus From Ilium and from the fighting at Troy. Silenus What? Did you not know your way home? Odysseus I was driven here by windstorms against my will. Silenus O dear! The fate you suffer is the same as mine. Odysseus Did you also come here against your will? Silenus Yes, chasing the pirates who had carried off Dionysus. Odysseus What is this country, and who are its inhabitants? Silenus This is Mount Aetna, highest in Sicily. Odysseus But where are the walls and city battlements? Silenus There are none. No men dwell in these headlands, stranger. Odysseus Who then are the land's inhabitants? Wild beasts? Silenus Cyclopes, who live in caves, not houses. Odysseus Who is their ruler? Or do the people govern? Silenus Th