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Post  AgathonZante on Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:37 am

In The Iliad, Book IV, is talks about Apollo looking down from Pergamus. What is this place?

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Post  Erodius on Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:26 pm

AgathonZante wrote:In The Iliad, Book IV, is talks about Apollo looking down from Pergamus. What is this place?

It is an alternative title of Troy. Specifically, it is the fortified 'acropolis' of Troy.

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Re: The Iliad

Post  Ελευθερια on Fri Sep 16, 2016 11:41 am

I am currently reading Pindar and he uses the name Pergamos to refer to Troy in Olympic ode 8. FYI.

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