By Robert Coover
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Does introduce eight speeches into the poem: 120–51 Odysseus, 265–82 Sinon, 284–90 Priam, 292–303 Sinon, 376–416 Cassandra, 420–38 Priam, 457–62 Aphrodite, and 491–6 Athena. 105 In the first, Odysseus opens an assembly in which any verbal response is truncated by his own 103 Trojans in front of the horse = jackdaws surrounding an eagle (247–9); Trojans taking the horse into the citadel = unpleasant-sounding migration of the cranes (352–7); Greek chieftains coming out of the horse to attack the sleeping Trojans = bees coming out of their hive to attack innocent passers-by (533–41) + Greek chieftains attack like maddened lions (545–6); Menelaus and Odysseus attacking = wolves attacking an unguarded flock (614–17) + Odysseus massacres the Trojans, who are like timid animals (624b–5).
Athena is said to play a role in the combined attack of Menelaus and Odysseus (Od. ’s equivalent passage (613–25). Sinon is not mentioned by Demodocus. The Literary Universe: Triphiodorus and the Epic Tradition 39 b) Specific passages are adapted to fit a particular situation (this includes references to events of the last days of Troy,6 but also other passages which can be adapted to suit a different event): – Triph. 14–16 (the horses mourn their partners and charioteers) ~ Il. 426–62 (Achilles’ horses mourn Patroclus), phrasing included.
Triph. 551b–5 (a young bride asks her groom’s killer to kill her) ~ Homeric motifs of the young husband slain, the bereaved widow and the parthenos who commits suicide when her fiancé dies (cf. Griffin, 1980, 120–4, 131–4). 10 The 11 taries, sets of philological and exegetical explanations, provided by Didymus and Aristonicus (from the time of Augustus), Nicanor (under Hadrian) and Herodian (under Marcus Aurelius), may have been considered together or even combined to form a single whole since the second or third century AD.