143 examples of trojans in sentences

This sort of confusion comes from the fact that the Trojans and their Greek enemies were largely of the same blood, with the same tribal gods.

To the Trojans, Athena the War-Goddess was, of course, their War-Goddess, the protectress of their citadel.

He knows that Apollo, who had built the wall with Poseidon, and had the same experience of Laomedon, still loves the Trojans.

She is treated as "a prisoner and a prize," i.e., as a captured enemy, not as a Greek princess delivered from the Trojans.

The Trojans came out and found the horse, and after wondering greatly what it was meant for and what to do with it, made a breach in their walls and dragged it into the Citadel as a thank-offering to Pallas.

"But if Hannibal's genius may be likened to the Homeric god, who, in his hatred to the Trojans, rises from the deep to rally the fainting Greeks and to lead them against the enemy, so the calm courage with which Hector met his more than human adversary in his country's cause is no unworthy image of the unyielding magnanimity displayed by the aristocracy of Rome.

swell'd his pate, Now thought himself this Hero, and now that: "And now," he cried, "I will Achilles be; My sword I brandish; see, the Trojans flee.

* Bob and I buried the Game Chicken that night (we had not much of a tea) in the back-green of his house in Melville Street, No. 17, with considerable gravity and silence; and being at the time in the Iliad, and, like all boys, Trojans, we called him Hector of course.

JOHNSON, and CORNEILLE, that I dare not serve him in such a cause, and against such heroes: but rather fight under their protection; as HOMER reports of little TEUCER, who shot the Trojans from under the large buckler of AJAX Telamon

When the Trojans, having disembarked there, were driving off booty from the country, as was only natural, seeing that they had nothing left but their arms and ships after their almost boundless wandering, Latinus the king and the Aborigines, who then occupied these districts, assembled in arms from the city and country to repel the violence of the new-comers.

After he heard that the host were Trojans, their chief Æneas, the son of Anchises and Venus, and that, exiled from home, their country having been destroyed by fire, they were seeking a settlement and a site for building a city, struck with admiration both at the noble character of the nation and the hero, and at their spirit, ready alike for peace or war, he ratified the pledge of future friendship by clasping hands.

This event fully confirmed the Trojans in the hope of at length terminating their wanderings by a lasting and permanent settlement.

Aborigines and Trojans were soon afterward the joint objects of a hostile attack.

The Rutulians were vanquished: the victorious Aborigines and Trojans lost their leader Latinus.

In fact, subsequently, the Aborigines were not behind the Trojans in zeal and loyalty toward their king Æneas.

She positively is the only Fine Lady of Antiquity: her courtesy to the Trojans is altogether queen-like.

I believe very many Readers have been shocked at that ludicrous Prophecy, which one of the Harpyes pronounces to the Trojans in the third Book, namely, that before they had built their intended City, they should be reduced by Hunger to eat their very Tables.

As Helen was to the Trojans, so has that man been to this republic,the cause of war, the cause of mischief, the cause of ruin.

was Queen of Assyria, under whom Babylon became the most wonderful city in the world; Helen was Helen of Troy, the cause of the war between the Greeks and Trojans; Medea was the cruel lover of Jason, who recovered the Golden Fleece.

The Distant Trojans.

The Distant Trojans.

It is in his ninth Book, where Juno, speaking of the Trojans, how they survived the Ruins of their City, expresses her self in the following words; Num copti potuere copi, num incense cremorunt Pergama? Were the Trojans taken even after they were Captives, or did Troy burn even when it was in Flames?]

LAOCÖON, a priest of Apollo, in Troy, who having offended the god by, for one thing, advising the Trojans not to admit the wooden horse of the Greeks within the walls, was, with his two sons, while engaged in sacrificing to Poseidon, strangled to death in the coils of two enormous serpents sent to kill him, a subject which is the theme of one of the grandest relics of ancient sculpture now in existence and preserved in the Vatican.

Brutus headed the revolted Trojans, and after helping them to defeat Pandrasus, King of Greece, obtained their freedom, and invited them to accompany him to some distant land, where they could found a new kingdom.

Led by Brutus, who in the mean while had married the daughter of Pandrasus, the Trojans sailed away, and, landing on the deserted island of Leogecia, visited the temple of Diana, and questioned her statue, which gave the following oracle: "'Brutus!

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