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mane
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

13 uses
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exact meaning not specified
Definition
long coarse hair such as that which grows around a lion's head or on the back of a horse's neck
  • With this he yoked his fleet horses, with hoofs of bronze and manes of glittering gold.
    Book 8 (8% in)
  • As a horse, stabled and fed, breaks loose and gallops gloriously over the plain to the place where he is wont to bathe in the fair-flowing river—he holds his head high, and his mane streams upon his shoulders as he exults in his strength and flies like the wind to the haunts and feeding ground of the mares—even so went forth Paris from high Pergamus, gleaming like sunlight in his armour, and he laughed aloud as he sped swiftly on his way.
    Book 6 (96% in)
  • Alexandrus husband of lovely Helen had hit it with an arrow just on the top of its head where the mane begins to grow away from the skull, a very deadly place.
    Book 8 (16% in)
  • When he got there, he yoked his fleet brazen-footed steeds with their manes of gold all flying in the wind; he clothed himself in raiment of gold, grasped his gold whip, and took his stand upon his chariot.
    Book 13 (3% in)
  • And as a horse, stabled and full-fed, breaks loose and gallops gloriously over the plain to the place where he is wont to take his bath in the river—he tosses his head, and his mane streams over his shoulders as in all the pride of his strength he flies full speed to the pastures where the mares are feeding— even so Hector, when he heard what the god said, urged his horsemen on, and sped forward as fast as his limbs could take him.
    Book 15 (34% in)
  • Hot tears fell from their eyes as they mourned the loss of their charioteer, and their noble manes drooped all wet from under the yokestraps on either side the yoke.
    Book 17 (58% in)
  • As he spoke he breathed heart and strength into the horses so that they shook the dust from out of their manes, and bore their chariot swiftly into the fight that raged between Trojans and Achaeans.
    Book 17 (61% in)
  • Then fleet Xanthus answered under the yoke—for white-armed Juno had endowed him with human speech—and he bowed his head till his mane touched the ground as it hung down from under the yoke-band.
    Book 19 (95% in)
  • At any other time I should carry off the first prize and take it to my own tent; you know how far my steeds excel all others—for they are immortal; Neptune gave them to my father Peleus, who in his turn gave them to myself; but I shall hold aloof, I and my steeds that have lost their brave and kind driver, who many a time has washed them in clear water and anointed their manes with oil.
    Book 23 (32% in)
  • See how they stand weeping here, with their manes trailing on the ground in the extremity of their sorrow.
    Book 23 (32% in)
  • They flew full speed over the plain away from the ships, the dust rose from under them as it were a cloud or whirlwind, and their manes were all flying in the wind.
    Book 23 (42% in)
  • Diomed stayed them in the middle of the crowd, and the sweat from their manes and chests fell in streams on to the ground.
    Book 23 (57% in)

There are no more uses of "mane" flagged with this meaning in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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  • Boreas was enamoured of them as they were feeding, and covered them in the semblance of a dark-maned stallion.
    Book 20 (44% in)

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

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