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The Iliad 10

Sleep turned to death for the Thracian king
Rhesus and twelve of his men, roused to
oblivion by Diomedes. They had only
just arrived at Troy and failing the first
test of prowess, keeping good watch, were
snuffed out the merest victims. Odysseus
meanwhile, since the king wouldn’t be needing
them, took Rhesus’s magnificent chariot
horses. So, as the spectacle of the
allies, now neutrals, was appalling the
Trojan camp, the perpetrators of this
exemplary ruthlessness made their own
lines in style, to the question whether a
god must have given them such creatures.
Johanna Aitchison
Michele Amas
Angela Andrews
Sarah Barnett
David Beach   (audio)
Ken Bolton
Jenny Bornholdt
Rachel Bush
Mary Cresswell
Stephanie De Montalk
Cliff Fell
Tom Fitzsimons
Brian Flaherty
David Geary
Bernadette Hall
Kerry Hines
Andrew Johnston
Therese Lloyd
Iggy McGovern
Mary Macpherson
Dora Malech
Vana Manasiadis
Emma Neale
Gregory O'Brien
Lucy Orbell
Zach Savich
Charlotte Simmonds
Marty Smith
Elizabeth Smither
Abby Stewart
Robert Sullivan
Jo Thorpe
Cath Vidler
Louise Wallace
Ashleigh Young

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