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persecution
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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very bad and unfair treatment of others — usually because of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or political beliefs
  • But as years went by, there came a time when the gods settled that he should go back to Ithaca; even then, however, when he was among his own people, his troubles were not yet over; nevertheless all the gods had now begun to pity him except Neptune, who still persecuted him without ceasing and would not let him get home.
    Book 1 (6% in)

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