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priam and iliad

"I am now come to the ships of the  Achaeans to ransom his body from you with a great ransom. Fear, O Achilles, the wrath of heaven; think on your own father and have compassion upon me, who am the more pitiable, for I have steeled myself as no man yet has ever steeled himself before me, and have raised to my lips the hand of him who slew my son." Iliad 24.500.  Illustration:  Ransom of the Body of Hector


The Classical Studies Research Guide highlights resources primarily selected from the online and print collections of the Boston University Libraries. I hope students and scholars of classical antiquity and its enduring tradition will find the Guide useful and convenient.

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