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

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Definition
an ambassador and staff who live in a country to represent their home country; or the building where they work
  • Even as of late Aegisthus, beyond that which was ordained, took to him the wedded wife of the son of Atreus, and killed her lord on his return, and that with sheer doom before his eyes, since we had warned him by the embassy of Hermes the keen-sighted, the slayer of Argos, that he should neither kill the man, nor woo his wife.
    Book 1 (10% in)
  • In quest of these it was that Odysseus went on a far embassy, being yet a lad; for his father and the other elders sent him forth.
    Book 21 (5% in)

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

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