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antiquity
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
ancient times; or a relic of ancient times
  • This adventure, like the story of the Cyclops, is a fairy tale of great antiquity.
    Introduction (37% in)
  • He and his friends set forth, escaped the Sirens (a sort of mermaidens), evaded the Clashing Rocks, which close on ships (a fable known to the Aztecs), passed Scylla (the pieuvre of antiquity) with loss of some of the company, and reached Thrinacia, the Isle of the Sun.
    Introduction (44% in)
  • {* We omit line 101, which spoils the sense of the passage, and was rejected by antiquity.
    Book 16 (23% in)

There are no more uses of "antiquity" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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