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

3 uses
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to call forth
The exact meaning of summon can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "summon to court" — officially demand that someone appear in court (call them to court)
  • "summon the team to a meeting" — call upon the team members to attend a meeting
  • "summon help" — call others to come and help
  • "summon her courage" — call forth her courage from within
  • Yet forasmuch as it is no wise possible for another god to go beyond, or make void the purpose of Zeus, lord of the aegis, let him away over the unharvested seas, if the summons and the bidding be of Zeus.
    Book 5 (28% in)
  • But as for me I dwell apart by the swine and go not to the city, unless perchance wise Penelope summons me thither, when tidings of my master are brought I know not whence.
    Book 14 (69% in)
  • So he spake, deeming the while that it was Athene, summoner of the host.
    Book 22 (43% in)

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

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