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

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Greek mythology:  a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father and married his mother; the subject of the drama Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
  • 'twas thou, Euryalus! who durst aspire To meet his might, and emulate thy sire, The great Mecistheus; who in days of yore In Theban games the noblest trophy bore, (The games ordain'd dead OEdipus to grace,) And singly vanquish the Cadmean race.
    Book 23 (75% in)
  • See Virgil, "Georgics," vol. i. 383, sq. 98 —_Scamander,_ or Scamandros, was a river of Troas, rising, according to Strabo, on the highest part of Mount Ida, in the same hill with the Granicus and the OEdipus, and falling into the sea at Sigaeum; everything tends to identify it with Mendere, as Wood, Rennell, and others maintain; the Mendere is 40 miles long, 300 feet broad, deep in the time of flood, nearly dry in the summer.
    Footnotes (33% in)

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