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Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Seneca on the Woman of Troy: At the end of the Trojan war the ghost of Achilles rises from the tomb and demands that Polyxena be sacrificed to him before the Greeks shall be allowed to sail away, his shouts fill all the shore: “Go, go, ye cowards, bear off the honours due to my spirit; loose your u...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

"a shield lying on the ground constitutes the focal point for the Greek heroes' fight over the arms of Achilles but shields are also found in representations of hoplitodromoi jumping over them or placed on the ground while the soldiers are arming themselves.” The Seven of Swords, with figure bearing...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

In Troy Alexander placed a a crown over the tomb of Achilles, and Haephaestion did the same over the tomb for Patroclus'; thus Alexander and Haephaestion are identified with each other as Achilles and Patroclus were identified with each other - afterwards they stripped naked and took part in racing ...

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