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promontory
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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a high point of land or rock that overlooks land at lower elevation — often a rocky one that juts out into the sea
  • Who in Mycenae's well-built fortress dwelt, And wealthy Corinth, and Cleone fair, Orneia, and divine Araethure, And Sicyon, where Adrastus reign'd of old, And Gonoessa's promontory steep, And Hyperesia, and Pellene's rock; In AEgium, and the scatter'd towns that he Along the beach, and wide-spread Helice; Of these a hundred ships obey'd the rule Of mighty Agamemnon, Atreus' son.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (65% in)

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