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

6 uses
  • He said, and devised foul entreatment of noble Hector, stretching him prone in the dust beside the bier of Menoitios' son.
    Book 23 (3% in)
  • And Agamemnon made his prayer in their midst and said: "Zeus, most glorious, most great, god of the storm-cloud, that dwellest in the heaven, vouchsafe that the sun set not upon us nor the darkness come near, till I have laid low upon the earth Priam's palace smirched with smoke, and burnt the doorways thereof with consuming fire, and rent on Hector's breast his doublet cleft with the blade; and about him may full many of his comrades prone in the dust bite the earth."
    Book 2 (49% in)
  • And Alkmaon following the spear fell prone, and his bronze-dight arms rang round him.
    Book 12 (84% in)
  • But even where Patroklos saw the folk thickest in the rout, thither did he guide his horses with a cry, and under his axle-trees men fell prone from their chariots, and the cars were overturned with a din of shattering.
    Book 16 (35% in)
  • Next, as Euryalos came on, he smote him on the midst of the head with a stone, and all his head was shattered within the strong helmet, and prone on the earth he fell, and death that slayeth the spirit overwhelmed him.
    Book 16 (40% in)
  • But Achilles drew his sharp sword and smote on the collar-bone beside the neck, and all the two-edged sword sank into him, and he lay stretched prone upon the earth, and blood flowed dark from him and soaked the earth.
    Book 21 (20% in)

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

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