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  • Some made a last stand at a shrine dedicated to Agenor, the legendary founder of Tyre.

    Alexander the Great

  • Thus Achilles says that he is continuously risking his soul (Iliad 9.322), and Agenor reflects on the fact that even Achilles has just one soul

    Ancient Theories of Soul

  • Chosen from my city as beauty's gift for Loxias, to the land of Cadmus I came, sent thither to the towers of Laius, the home of my kin, the famous sons of Agenor; and there I became the handmaid of

    The Phoenissae

  • With these words she took an oath by the waters of Styx, which to all the gods is most dread and most awful, that the Harpies would never thereafter again approach the home of Phineus, son of Agenor, for so it was fated.

    The Argonautica

  • Lycomedes too is in the picture with a wound in the wrist, and Lescheos says he was so wounded by Agenor ...

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • As it is said in Hesiod in the “Catalogue of Women” concerning Demodoce the daughter of Agenor: ‘Demodoce whom very many of men on earth, mighty princes, wooed, promising splendid gifts, because of her exceeding beauty.’

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Agenor — according to the same poet — was butchered by

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • He that first brought them into Greece, men say, was Cadmus, the son of Agenor, King of

    Leviathan

  • Another Greek, Lycomedes, took a wound in the wrist from the Trojan Agenor son of Antenor.

    The Trojan War

  • Admetus and Agenor, for instance, did not savor their successes, because that same night one was killed by Philoctetes and the other by Neoptolemus.

    The Trojan War

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