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used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

2 uses
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the highest point - physically or as a metaphor
  • "Nor was his name unheard or unadored In ancient Greece, and in Ausonian land Men call'd him Mulciber, and how he fell From heaven, they fabled, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal battlements from morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, A summer's day and with the setting sun Dropp'd from the zenith like a falling star On Lemnos, th' Aegean isle thus they relate."
    Footnotes (25% in)
  • Now flaming from the zenith, Sol had driven His fervid orb through half the vault of heaven; While on each host with equal tempests fell The showering darts, and numbers sank to hell.
    Book 16 (89% in)

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

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