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

12 uses
  • Let them then all become friends as heretofore, and let peace and plenty reign.
    Book 24 (89% in)
  • They say he has reigned for three generations so that it is like talking to an immortal.
    Book 3 (49% in)
  • He had given his consent and promised her to him while he was still at Troy, and now the gods were bringing the marriage about; so he was sending her with chariots and horses to the city of the Myrmidons over whom Achilles' son was reigning.
    Book 4 (2% in)
  • "Then,' he said, 'if you would finish your voyage and get home quickly, you must offer sacrifices to Jove and to the rest of the gods before embarking; for it is decreed that you shall not get back to your friends, and to your own house, till you have returned to the heaven-fed stream of Egypt, and offered holy hecatombs to the immortal gods that reign in heaven.
    Book 4 (56% in)
  • There fair-haired Rhadamanthus reigns, and men lead an easier life than any where else in the world, for in Elysium there falls not rain, nor hail, nor snow, but Oceanus breathes ever with a West wind that sings softly from the sea, and gives fresh life to all men.
    Book 4 (67% in)
  • He surrounded the city with a wall, built houses and temples, and divided the lands among his people; but he was dead and gone to the house of Hades, and King Alcinous, whose counsels were inspired of heaven, was now reigning.
    Book 6 (4% in)
  • Periboea was the youngest daughter of Eurymedon, who at one time reigned over the giants, but he ruined his ill-fated people and lost his own life to boot.
    Book 7 (16% in)
  • Neptune, however, lay with his daughter, and she had a son by him, the great Nausithous, who reigned over the Phaeacians.
    Book 7 (17% in)
  • "The thing shall be done," exclaimed Alcinous, "as surely as I still live and reign over the Phaeacians.
    Book 11 (55% in)
  • Then he left the country and went to Argos, where it was ordained that he should reign over much people.
    Book 15 (42% in)
  • My father Ctesius son of Ormenus, a man comparable to the gods, reigned over both.
    Book 15 (74% in)
  • There is a great town there, Cnossus, where Minos reigned who every nine years had a conference with Jove himself.
    Book 19 (30% in)

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

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