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When kings advise us to renounce our fame

DMI number:
31580
Poem Aliases
Pope. Iliad. Book 9.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Homer. Iliad. Book 9.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
When kings advise us to renounce our fame
Last Line:
To combat conquer and extirpate Troy
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epic, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Ancient history, Mythology, and War
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from the Iliad, Book IX. Twickenham edition VII.
Translated from:
Homer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The art of poetry on a new plan [vol 2] [ESTC T56146] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.207-208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Homer
Attributed To:
Homer