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tumult
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

10 uses
  • He said, and rushed in tumult on Achilles, raging from on high, thundering with foam and blood and bodies of dead men.
    Book 21 (53% in)
  • And they did sacrifice each man to one of the everlasting gods, praying for escape from death and the tumult of battle.
    Book 2 (47% in)
  • So was she bearing her dear son away from battle; but the son of Kapaneus forgat not the behest that Diomedes of the loud war-cry had laid upon him; he refrained his own whole-hooved horses away from the tumult, binding the reins tight to the chariot-rim, and leapt on the sleek-coated horses of Aineias, and drave them from the Trojans to the well-greaved Achaians, and gave them to Deipylos his dear comrade whom he esteemed above all that were his age-fellows, because he was like-minded...
    Book 5 (38% in)
  • Go to now, let us save from the tumult our valiant comrade.
    Book 5 (57% in)
  • While the old man leapt forth and with his sword began to hew the traces, came Hector's fleet horses through the tumult, bearing a bold charioteer, even Hecktor.
    Book 8 (18% in)
  • So spake he and turned the whole-hooved horses to flight, back through the tumult; and the Trojans and Hector with wondrous uproar poured upon them their dolorous darts.
    Book 8 (33% in)
  • The hero Kebriones drew they forth from the darts, out of the tumult of the Trojans, and stripped the harness from his shoulders, and with ill design against the Trojans, Patroklos rushed upon them.
    Book 16 (86% in)
  • And among them mingled Strife and Tumult, and fell Death, grasping one man alive fresh-wounded, another without wound, and dragging another dead through the mellay by the feet; and the raiment on her shoulders was red with the blood of men.
    Book 18 (84% in)
  • He said, and spear-famed Achilles sprang from the bank and leapt into his midst; but he rushed on him in a furious wave, and stirred up all his streams in tumult, and swept down the many dead who lay thick in him, slain by Achilles; these out to land he cast with bellowing like a bull, and saved the living under his fair streams, hiding them within eddies deep and wide.
    Book 21 (39% in)
  • But terribly around Achilles arose his tumultuous wave, and the stream smote violently against his shield, nor availed he to stand firm upon his feet.
    Book 21 (39% in)

There are no more uses of "tumult" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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