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

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dominance or power over others; or a region so dominated
  • Saturnia ask'd an oath, to vouch the truth, And fix dominion on the favour'd youth.
    Book 19 (27% in)
  • Let Agamemnon lift his haughty head O'er all his wide dominion of the dead, And mourn in blood that e'er he durst disgrace The boldest warrior of the Grecian race."
    Book 1 (70% in)
  • E'en hell's grim king Alcides' power confess'd, The shaft found entrance in his iron breast; To Jove's high palace for a cure he fled, Pierced in his own dominions of the dead; Where Paeon, sprinkling heavenly balm around, Assuaged the glowing pangs, and closed the wound.
    Book 5 (44% in)
  • The gods, O chief! from whom our honours spring, The gods have made thee but by halves a king: They gave thee sceptres, and a wide command; They gave dominion o'er the seas and land; The noblest power that might the world control They gave thee not—a brave and virtuous soul.
    Book 9 (9% in)
  • Deep in the dismal regions of the dead,(260) The infernal monarch rear'd his horrid head, Leap'd from his throne, lest Neptune's arm should lay His dark dominions open to the day, And pour in light on Pluto's drear abodes, Abhorr'd by men, and dreadful even to gods.
    Book 20 (17% in)
  • 10), is a type of the supreme and far-spread dominion of the house of the Atrides.
    Footnotes (27% in)

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

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