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3 results for "prophecies"
1. Euripides, Trojan Women, 308-309 (5th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •nan Found in books: Pillinger (2019) 122
2. Lycophron, Alexandra, 216-218, 307, 52, 69-71, 31 (4th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •nan Found in books: Pillinger (2019) 121
31. αἰαῖ, τάλαινα θηλαμών, κεκαυμένη
3. Vergil, Aeneis, 2.203-2.227  Tagged with subjects: •prophecies of cassandra, fall of troy Found in books: Pillinger (2019) 123
2.203. the fettered hands and loose those heavy chains 2.204. that pressed him sore; then with benigt mien 2.205. addressed him thus: “ Whate'er thy place or name, 2.206. forget the people thou hast Iost, and be 2.207. henceforth our countryman. But tell me true! 2.208. What means the monstrous fabric of this horse? 2.209. Who made it? Why? What offering to Heaven, 2.210. or engin'ry of conquest may it be?” 2.211. He spake; and in reply, with skilful guile, 2.212. Greek that he was! the other lifted up 2.213. his hands, now freed and chainless, to the skies: 2.214. “O ever-burning and inviolate fires, 2.215. witness my word! O altars and sharp steel, 2.216. whose curse I fled, O fillets of the gods, 2.217. which bound a victim's helpless forehead, hear! 2.218. 'T is lawful now to break the oath that gave 2.219. my troth to Greece . To execrate her kings 2.220. is now my solemn duty. Their whole plot 2.221. I publish to the world. No fatherland 2.222. and no allegiance binds me any more. 2.223. O Troy, whom I have saved, I bid thee keep 2.224. the pledge of safety by good Priam given, 2.225. for my true tale shall my rich ransom be. 2.226. The Greeks' one hope, since first they opened war, 2.227. was Pallas, grace and power. But from the day