Mydon was one of the defenders of Troy in Homer's Iliad. In book II, 5, verse 580, he is mentioned as being killed by Antilochus. Whether his name corresponds to an actual historical chief or not is doubtful. Walls of the excavated city of Troy (Turkey) Troy (Greek Troia (or CMC ) also Ãlion; Latin: Troia, Ilium) is a legendary city, scene of the Trojan War, part of which is described in Homers Iliad, an epic poem in Ancient Greek, composed in the 9th or 8th century... Bust of Homer in the British Museum For other uses, see Homer (disambiguation). ... dklhgjsanvhg fliuvgrtlyegviaeryugtuoahvyhuay g :-) The Iliad (Greek ÎÎ»Î¹Î¬Ï, Ilias) tells part of the story of the siege of the city of Ilium, i. ... In Greek mythology, Antilochus (also transliterated as Antílokhos) was the son of Nestor and a good friend of Achilles. ...
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Mydon carried the serpent to the nearby grove where he healed its wounds, returning afterwards every day to the same spot under an oak in order to feed it and nurse it in every possible way.
Mydon was first moved by the serpent's affection, but when some time had passed and the coiled animal showed no interest in the meal, he got tired and tried to stand up.
Now Mydon told me that he took a few provisions and returned in haste to the grove to look for the serpent that had kept him away from the camp while the enemy destroyed it, but he never found the animal again.
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