Argive

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a native or inhabitant of the city of Argos

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2; Wheeler 2007:220), and to Thucydides' mention of a unit of 1000 Argives, trained at the state's expense (Thuc.
The city was founded by the Argives and subsequently passed through Hellenistic, Roman and Christian periods.
59) Kagan believes that the Athenians were committed to helping the Argives, out of the obligation the latter's presence in Sicily entailed.
In both, the chains were attached to a rock, and in both, beasts were the torturers--his from the air, and hers from the sea; their deliverers were Argives of the same family, his Hercules and hers Perseus; the one shooting Zeus's eagle and the other contending with the sea-beast of Poseidon.
Three times you walked around the hollow ambush, feeling it, and you called out, naming them by name, to the best of the Danaans, and made your voice sound like the voice of the wife of each of the Argives.
For we know all that the Argives and Trojans suffered on the broad plain of Troy by the will of the gods, and we know whatever happens on this fruitful earth" This was the sweet song the Sirens sang, and my heart was filled with such a longing to listen that I ordered my men to set me free.
Both Samians and Argives claimed that their imposing temples of Hera were at the birthplace of the queen of heaven (Olalla 2002) and at both sites, soil is thick, clayey and high in alumina (Xeralf) compared with other soils.
The Argives are not mentioned in plays of 1600-1640, but are named in Wilson's The Cobbler's Prophecy (1590).
I ask: how will another, one of your posterity, be profited, if, let's suppose, you fail to protect the Argives from a disgraceful death?
The Argives, on the other hand, are represented as the protectors of women against these oversexed Egyptians.
When the Scout brings the news about the seven Argives, Eteocles remarks that the goddess Dike, who is supposedly depicted on his brother's shield, will certainly and rightfully be misnamed ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 670-71) should she ally herself with an utterly audacious and hubristic man like Polynices.
810-20, Aias makes a speech which is both a rallying cry to the Argives and a verbal attack on Hektor.
In Book Three of Homer's text, the "godlike" Paris is described as a "leopard" that "leapt from the ranks of the Trojans" and "challenged all the best of the Argives to fight man to man against him in bitter combat.
him in the battle that gives men kudos, very often with my eyes I have seen him, also when drawing close to the ships he would kill the Argives, lacerating them with sharp bronze.
I myself am not under the rays of the sun as his protector, being such a one as I once was in wide Troy, when I slew the best of the army in defense of the Argives.