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Thus kept the Trojans watch; but the Achaians were holden of heaven-sent panic, handmaid of palsying fear, and all their best were stricken to the heart with grief intolerable.
Long time were the sons of the Achaians voiceless for grief, but at the last Diomedes of the loud war-cry spake amid them and said: "Atreides: with thee first in thy folly will I contend, where it is just, O king, even in the assembly; be not thou wroth therefor.
Sir, deemest thou that the sons of the Achaians are thus indeed cowards and weaklings as thou sayest?
www.angelfire.com /super/pghtml/tioh/book9tioh.html   (3354 words)

  
 Homer
At present, the Achaian troops are dying from a mysterious plague.
During the fighting that continues, the Achaians begin to falter, and at one point, Athena, Zeus' daughter, fears that the entire Achaian army might be slaughtered.
During this break in the fighting, the dead of both armies are buried and given appropriate funeral rites, and the Achaians fortify their defenses with a strong wall and a moat-like ditch.
www.rozanehmagazine.com /SeptOct.03/ahomer.html   (2493 words)

  
 Facts about topic: (Achaians)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Achaians (in Greek (A native or inhabitant of Greece) Ἀχαιοί / Akhaio√≠) were one of the early Greek (A native or inhabitant of Greece) tribes.
They were later known collectively as Hellenes (A native or inhabitant of Greece).
The Achaians appear in the works of Homer (An ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs) etc.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ac/achaians.htm   (91 words)

  
 Poseidon stirreth up the Achaians to defend the ships. The valour of Idomeneus.
Then the girdler of the earth stirred up the Achaians that were in the rear and were renewing their strength beside the swift ships.
But they of the other part, the sons of the Achaians, thrust with their swords and double-pointed spears, and drave him forth from them, that he gave ground and reeled backward.
Now Deiphobos was holding off from him the bulls-hide shield, and his heart feared the lance of wise Meriones, but that hero shrunk back among the throng of his comrades, greatly in wrath both for the loss of victory, and of his spear, that he had shivered.
www.infoplease.com /t/lit/iliad-lang/book13.html   (6991 words)

  
 Free Essays - The Iliad
Achilleus leader of the Achaians and son of Peleus a mortal king and The sea-goddess Thetis is an important character of the Iliad.
By defeating Agamemnon Achilleus proves to be the greatest Achaian soldier and the most respected because he stood up to Agamemnon the "wine sack, with a dogs eyes, and deer's heart; the King who feeds on his people"(1.221-227).
Achilleus went back to the ships of the Achaians singing "we have won ourselves enormous fame; we have killed the great Hektor whom the Trojans glorified as if he were a god in their city"(22.296-298).
www.freeessays.tv /c851.htm   (887 words)

  
 Outline of Homer's Iliad
The Achaians are delighted by this and rush for the ships, but Hera sends Athene to intervene.
The Achaian Tlepolemos meets Sarpedon and boasts of his ancestry, for he is the son of Herakles; not bothering to counter with his own, more glorious father (Zeus) Sarpedon kills Tlepolemos, though he is wounded in the process.
Odysseus reproaches him, pointing out that the Achaians will be slaughtered as they drag their ships to the sea.
academic.reed.edu /humanities/Hum110/Iliad.html   (7057 words)

  
 Free Barron's BookNotes for The Iliad - The Story-Free Literature Summaries/Booknotes from PinkMonkey.com
On the tenth day Achilleus, the greatest warrior among the Achaians, calls a general assembly of the army and suggests they ask their soothsayer Kalchas why Apollo is angry with them and what can be done to appease him.
Most important, a series of similes emphasizes the size of the Achaian army: their bronze shields light up the scene with the force of a forest fire; their numbers are compared to flocks of wild marsh birds; the sound of their horses' feet makes the plain of Skamandros thunder.
After the Achaian army is inventoried, Zeus sends a messenger to the Trojans, and there follows a somewhat shorter catalog of the Trojan army and its allies.
www.pinkmonkey.com /booknotes/barrons/iliad3.asp   (7165 words)

  
 The Illiad
A soothsayer of the Achaians determines that King Agamemnon’s arrogance caused the plague by not returning the woman whom was captured to be his war prize.
In this time of the truce, Nestor, one of the wise Achaian leaders decides that this would be a good time to build a wall and a moat- like ditch to defend their ships.
The Achaians are forced to hide behind their wall, although that didn’t stop the Trojans from attacking them.
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 Homer: The Iliad (Trans. A. Lang, W. Leaf, Litt. D., E. Myers) [X]
Now beside the ships the other leaders of the whole Achaian host were sleeping all night long, by soft Sleep overcome, but Agamemnon son of Atreus, shepherd of the host, sweet Sleep held not, so many things he debated in his mind.
He spake, and that other with strong hand was about to touch his chin, and implore his mercy, but Diomedes smote him on the midst of the neck, rushing on him with the sword, and cut through both the sinews, and the head of him still speaking was mingled with the dust.
Nay, nor a vain watch kept Apollo of the silver bow, when he beheld Athene caring for the son of Tydeus; in wrath against her he stole among the crowded press of Trojans, and aroused a counsellor of the Thracians, Hippokoon, the noble kinsman of Rhesos.
www.farid-hajji.net /books/en/Homer/il1-chap10.html   (4859 words)

  
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So when they were now come to the wide camp of the Achaians, they drew up their fl ship to land high upon the sands, and set in line the long props beneath her; and themselves were scattered amid their huts and ships.
If thou do thus and the Achaians hearken to thee, then wilt thou know who among thy captains and who of the common sort is a coward, and who too is brave; for they will fight each after their sort.
He biddeth the other Trojans and all the Achaians to lay down their goodly armour on the bounteous earth, and himself in the midst and Menelaos dear to Ares to fight alone for Helen and all her wealth.
www.novelguide.com /theiliad/iliab10.txt   (16771 words)

  
 Schola Great Books 1 Class Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Zeus changes the fortune of the Achaians, by sending his messenger, Iris, to tell Hektor that once Agamemnon was struck, Hektor would be filled with power.
In this book, Hera sees that the Achaians’ are loosing and she decides to help them by deceiving her husband.
Aias leads a last minute effort to defend the Achaians against the Trojans, even though none of the gods are aiding him.
www.network54.com /Forum/108873/message/1127217980/Wk+4+-+SQs+and+CS   (640 words)

  
 Iliad by Homer eBook by BookRags
So shall the bronze-greaved Achaians be jealous and stir up one to fight singly with goodly Hector.” So spake he and the bright-eyed goddess Athene disregarded not.
And Athene withal and Apollo of the silver bow, in the likeness of vulture birds, sate them upon a tall oak holy to aegis-bearing father Zeus, rejoicing in their warriors; and the ranks of all of them sate close together, bristling with shields and plumes and spears.
But in the midst of you are the chiefest of all the Achaians; therefore now let the man whose heart biddeth him fight with me come hither from among you all to be your champion against goodly Hector.
www.bookrags.com /ebooks/3059/69.html   (363 words)

  
 How the Trojans and allies broke within the wall of the Achaians.
They dragged down the machicolations [projecting galleries] of the towers, and overthrew the battlements, and heaved up the projecting buttresses, that the Achaians set first in the earth, to be the props of the towers.
And many were wounded in the flesh with the ruthless bronze, whensoever the back of any of the warriors was laid bare as he turned, ay, and many clean through the very shield.
Turning towards the throng he cried to the Trojans to overleap the wall, and they obeyed his summons, and speedily some overleaped the wall, and some poured into the fair-wrought gateways, and the Danaans fled in fear among the hollow ships, and a ceaseless clamour arose.
www.infoplease.com /t/lit/iliad-lang/book12.html   (2522 words)

  
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With [[ him ]] [[ the Achaians ]] ((were)) sore vexed and ((had)) [[ indignation ]] in [[ their souls ]].
Therefore ((do)) [[ I ]] ((not marvel)) that [[ the Achaians ]] ((should fret)) beside [[ their beaked ships ]]; yet ((nevertheless is)) [[ it ]] shameful ((to wait)) [[ long ]] and ((to depart)) [[ empty ]].
Therewith [[ she ]] ((passed)) dazzling through [[ the Achaian folk ]], urging [[ them ]] forth; and in [[ every man's heart ]] [[ she ]] ((roused)) [[ strength ]] ((to battle)) without ceasing and ((to fight)).
207.159.136.13 /Library/Iliad.doc   (13717 words)

  
 Iliad (translated by Andrew Lang), The
We had fared to Thebe, the holy city of Eetion, and laid it waste and carried hither all the spoils.
So the sons of the Achaians divided among them all aright; and for Atreides they set apart Chryseis of the fair cheeks.
Then all the other Achaians cried assent, to reverence the priest and accept his goodly ransom; yet the thing pleased not the heart of Agamemnon son of Atreus, but he roughly sent him away and laid stern charge upon him.
manybooks.net /pages/homeretext02iliab10/19.html   (229 words)

  
 /var/www/html/pg/etext02/iliab10.txt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
He said, and stayed his heavy hand on the silver hilt, and thrust the great Sword back into the sheath, and was not disobedient to the saying of Athene; and she forthwith was departed to Olympus, to the other gods in the palace of aegis-bearing Zeus.
And when they were now come where was golden-haired Menelaos wounded, and all as many as were chieftains gathered around him in a circle, the godlike hero came and stood in their midst, and anon drew forth the arrow from the clasped belt; and as it was drawn forth the keen barbs were broken backwards.
So spake the dread god from the city; and the Achaians likewise were urged on of Zeus’ daughter the Triton-born, most glorious, as she passed through the throng wheresoever she beheld them slackening.
isis.library.adelaide.edu.au /cgi-bin/pg-html/pg/etext02/iliab10.txt   (19343 words)

  
 Homer's Iliad - Book II
So said she, and he knew the voice of the goddess speaking to him, and set him to run, and cast away his mantle, the which his herald gathered up, even Eurybated of Ithaca, that waited on him.
But whatever man of the people he saw and found him shouting, him he drave with his sceptre and chode him with loud words: "Good sir, sit still and hearken to the words of others that are thy betters; but thou art no warrior, and a weakling, never reckoned whether in battle or in council.
And they that possessed Argos and Tiryns of the great walls, Hermione and Asine that enfold the deep gulf, Troizen and Eionai and Epidauros full of vines, and the youths of the Achaians that possessed Aigina and Mases, these were led of Diomedes of the loud war-cary and Sthenelos, dear son of famous Kapaneus.
www.julianjaynes.org /iliad/homer_iliad_book2.html   (6881 words)

  
 Iliad Summary
198-211 Hera is angry at the defeat of the Achaians.
350-380 Hera and Athene are indignant at the defeat of the Achaians.
Achaians to return home, as he himself intends to do the next day.
classics.uc.edu /~johnson/epic/ilsumsmall.html   (4653 words)

  
 Homer: The Iliad (Trans. A. Lang, W. Leaf, Litt. D., E. Myers) [III]
So spake he, and Achaians and Trojans were glad, deeming that they should have rest from grievous war.
So saying, he leapt upon him and caught him by his horse-hair crest, and swinging him round dragged him towards the well-greaved Achaians; and he was strangled by the embroidered strap beneath his soft throat, drawn tight below his chin to hold his helm.
So said she, and Helen sprung of Zeus was afraid, and went wrapped in her bright radiant vesture, silently, and the Trojan women marked her not; and the goddess led the way.
www.farid-hajji.net:8080 /books/en/Homer/il1-chap03.html   (3816 words)

  
 Homer's Iliad - Book VII
And in like manner on their side the well-greaved Achaians heaped the corpses on the pyre, stricken at heart, and when they had burned them with fire departed to the hollow ships.
And when day was not yet, but still twilight of night, then was the chosen folk of the Achaians gathered together around the pyre, and made one barrow about it, rearing it from the plain for all alike; and thereto built they a wall and lofty towers, a bulwark for their ships and for themselves.
Go to now, hereafter when the flowing-haired Achaians be departed upon their ships to their dear native land, then burst thou this wall asunder and scatter it all into the sea, and cover the great sea-beach over with sand again, that the great wall of the Achaians be brought to naught."
www.julianjaynes.org /iliad/homer_iliad_book7.html   (3340 words)

  
 Iliad Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Council of the Achaians, Calchas says the plague is Agamemnon's fault for not returning Chryseis, Achilles and Agamemnon quarrel, Athena holds back Achilles,
Achaians with Athena's help have the upper hand, Apollo helps the Trojans
Wounded Achaians reenter battle even though they are wounded
www.uvm.edu /~jbailly/courses/clas21/notes/iliadsummary.html   (442 words)

  
 Sovereign Grace Doctrines - Conversion of the Achaians - Grounded In Biblical Truth
Sovereign Grace Doctrines - Conversion of the Achaians - Grounded In Biblical Truth
In the account of the ministry of Apollos in Achaia (modern southern Greece) recorded in Acts 18:24-28, we read that the Achaian converts had "believed through grace" (v.27).
To believe is to forsake all hope of acceptance before God through every sort of self-righteousness; and to instead look to and trust in Jesus Christ alone for life and salvation.
www.sovereigngraceofgod.com /sermons/parks215.htm   (610 words)

  
 Poems by George Meredith - CLASH IN ARMS OF THE ACHAIANS AND TROJANS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Poems by George Meredith - CLASH IN ARMS OF THE ACHAIANS AND TROJANS
Dread upshouting as one when together they clashed in the conflict.
Use and reproduction of this material is governed by Globusz Publishing's standard terms and conditions.
www.globusz.com /ebooks/MeredithPoems3/00000061.htm   (125 words)

  
 Excessive Candour
Hockenberry spends his time shuttling between Olympus and the plains of Ilium.
Nor are the Achaians and Trojans entirely plausible, either: being too good—too densely and exultantly the exact same figures Homer drew so much larger (we assume) than life—to be true.
But Hockleberry, who morphs into the shape of various spear-carriers so he can stay close to the action, attempts valiantly to convey some sense of what's going on, and it is these attempts that Simmons uses as his main story-shape for imparting Ilium infodump stuff, much of it extremely intriguing.
www.scifi.com /sfw/issue321/excess.html   (1045 words)

  
 OT: Wish me luck fellow Achaians, I'm off to UW-Madison - Topic Ars OpenForum
It is expected that the site will be down for approximately 2 hours.
May your computer arrive in one piece and boot normally when you hook it up.
We're not a huge basketball school for sure, but maybe with a few more winning seasons like last year, we could start stealing some of those Philly recruits from Temple.
episteme.arstechnica.com /eve/ubb.x/a/tpc/f/8300945231/m/8660931952/p/2   (2605 words)

  
 Any Achaians have a ReplayTV hooked up to their Mac? - Topic Ars OpenForum
The entry-level model is appears to be going for around $200 after rebates, so I may be able to talk my wife into it!
I'm wondering whether any other Achaians can report their experiences using DVArchive to have your Mac emulate another ReplayTV on your LAN.
In particular, I'm interested in finding out whether it's possible to view shows on your TV that have been moved from the ReplayTV unit to your Mac's hard drive.
episteme.arstechnica.com /groupee/forums/a/tpc/f/8300945231/m/9880918645   (3975 words)

  
 Achaian N Achaians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Before Book 24 can be evaluated as an ending to the Iliad it is necessary to establish two obvious but often overlooked premises about the poem as a whole.
decline of the Mycenaean centers, Achaians from the Argolid came and...
troubles faced by the Achaian force at Troy and the...
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 Overheads Aug. 30   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
who strikes from afar, and supplicated all the Achaians, 15
Then all the rest of the Achaians cried out in favour
if fighting now must crush the Achaians and the plague likewise.
www.classics.uiuc.edu /clciv114/overheads_aug_30.html   (876 words)

  
 A Poetry-Lover's Guide to the World-Wide Web, some pre-1800 poems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
is it, all along the widespread host of the Achaians
Hektor smiled in silence as he looked on his son, but she,
Achaian leads you off, taking away your day of liberty,
www.serve.com /Lucius/PLG.pre1800.index.html   (1493 words)

  
 The Greek Goddesses - Aceso through Eutychia
She was worshipped, with the rest of her family, in Epidauros.
In the Iliad she was sent by Zeus to the Achaians encampment.
There she SCREAMS, when the men awoke they had forgotten their wives and children and were filled with Hate.
www.paleothea.com /MinorsA-E.html   (3997 words)

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