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BRISEIS Captive girl originally awarded to Achilleus buttaken by Agamemnon precipitating the wrath of Achilleus CATALOG OF SHIPS Long descriptive passage in Book IIoutlining all the battle contingents at Troy CHRYSEIS Captive girl taken by Agamemnon Apollo forces himto return her by sending a plague on the Greek forces CHRYSES Father of Chryseis priest of Apollo DACTYLIC HEXAMETER The metrical form used by Homer in hisepic poems consisting of six feet of variable quantity DANAANS One of three interchangeable terms for the Greeks DARDANIANS Trojan contingent headed by Aineias DECEPTION OF ZEUS Passage in Book XIV in which Hera seduces DIOMEDES Great Greek warrior son of Tydeus sometimesreferred to as Tydeides Book V is often called the Diomedeia DOLON Trojan spy caught by Diomedes and Odysseus in Book Xwhich is called the Doloneia after him EPIC CYCLE Group of poems by various authors that make up the EPITHET Short descriptive term used by Homer to describe acharacter frequently repeated throughout the poem EROS Love-power governed by Aphrodite EUPHORBOS Trojan warrior killed by Menelaos His death inBook XVII is described in a famous simile EURYPYLOS Greek warrior wounded in battle GLAUKOS Trojan warrior ancestral friend of Diomedes who HADES Ruler of the underworld brother of Zeus and HEKABE Wife of Priam mother of Hektor HEKTOR Greatest and most beloved Trojan warrior arch enemyof Achilleus son of Priam and Hekabe husband of Andromache HELEN Beautiful woman wife of Menelaos but mistress ofParis The Trojan War is fought on her behalf HELENOS Trojan warrior brother of Hektor HEPHAISTOS Lame god of the blacksmiths art creator of HERA Ever-scheming and powerful goddess wife of Zeus major HERMES Also called Argeiphontes god who protects Priam HOMERIC HYMNS Group of narrative poems sometimes attributed ICHOR Divine substance that runs through the immortals veins IDOMENEUS Kretan commander a great Greek fighter ILION Another name for
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