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

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Definition
a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business
  • Should Mars or Phoebus then begin the fight, Or stay Achilles, and his arm restrain, Then in the contest we too may engage; And soon, methinks, will they be fain to join, Driv'n from the field, the Synod of the Gods, Subdued perforce by our victorious hands."
    2.20 — Volume 2 Book 20 (27% in)
  • She said; the Sire of Gods and men, well pleas'd, Her answer heard, and thus with gracious smile: "If, stag-ey'd Queen, in synod of the Gods Thy counsels shall indeed with mine agree, Neptune, how strong soe'er his wish, must change His course, obedient to thy will and mine; And if in all sincerity thou speak, Go to th' assembled Gods, and hither send Iris, and Phoebus of the silver bow; That she may to the Grecian camp repair, And bid that Neptune from the battle-field Withdraw, and...
    2.15 — Volume 2 Book 15 (7% in)

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