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

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Definition
a mythical being that is half man and half horse
  • Who in Argissa and Gyrtona dwelt, Ortha, Elone, and the white-wall'd town Of Oloosson, Polypoetes led; Son of Pirithous, progeny of Jove, A warrior bold; Hippodamia fair Him to Pirithous bore, what time he slew The shaggy Centaurs, and from Pelion's heights For refuge 'mid the rude AEthices drove.
    1.2 — Volume 1 Book 2 (83% in)
  • But save me now, and lead me to the ships; There cut the arrow out, and from the wound With tepid water cleanse the clotted blood: Then soothing drugs apply, of healing pow'r, Which from Achilles, thou, 'tis said, hast learn'd, From Chiron, justest of the Centaurs, he.
    2.11 — Volume 2 Book 11 (96% in)
  • One spear Achilles had, long, pond'rous, tough; But this he touch'd not; none of all the Greeks, None, save Achilles' self, that spear could poise; The far-fam'd Pelian ash, which to his sire, On Pelion's summit fell'd, to be the bane Of mightiest chiefs, the Centaur Chiron gave.
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (16% in)
  • Last, from its case he drew his father's spear, Long, pond'rous, tough; not one of all the Greeks, None, save Achilles' self, could poise that spear; The far-fam'd Pelian ash, which to his sire, On Pelion's summit fell'd, to be the bane Of mighty chiefs, the Centaur Chiron gave.
    2.19 — Volume 2 Book 19 (89% in)

There are no more uses of "centaur" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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