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from Farrar, Strauss, Giroux 1984 paperback edition, tr. Jan van Heurck
Page #                 Key word
                 video, if underlined
Page 4 Agamemnon, Mycenae
Page 5 Aeneas
Pages 6-8 Penthesilea
Page 8 Clytaemnestra
Page 9 Clytaemnestra, queen
Page 9 Agamemnon, king
Page 10 Agamemnon, the weak
Page 11 Panthous
Page 15 Cassandra
Page 15 Apollo Lykeios
Page 16 prophecy
Page 21 images
Page 23 Apollo and Cassandra
Pages 25-26 Polyxena
Page 31 Anchises
Page 32 Hektor
Page 35 Calchas
Page 44 Paris
Page 45 Paris, boyhood
Pages 50-51 Menelaus, visitor
Page 53 Iphigeneia, sacrifice of
Page 54 Menelaus, cuckold
Page 57 Hektor
Page 57 Achilles the brute
Page 59 Paris, killer of Achilles
Page 61 Cassandra, prophetess
Page 64 Helen's abduction
Page 65 Helen and war
Pages 66-67 Paris's return to Troy
Page 68 Paris and Egypt
Page 71 Troilus
Page 73 Achilles, strangler
Page 88 Aeneas
Page 89 Scaean Gate
Pages 89-90 Helenus
Page 90 Hektor, chief hero
Page 91-93 Anchises and Aeneas
Page 94 Cassandra
Page 95 Polyxena and Achilles
Page 100 Paris
Page 100 Priam
Page 103 Agamemnon, Aulis
Page 109 Polyxena and Achilles
Page 110 Hektor v. Ajax Greater
Page 113 Polyxena for Helen
Pages 115-117 Penthesilea
Page 120 Penthesilea v. Achilles
Page 125 images
Page 126 Achilles death plot
Page 127 Paris, slayer of Achilles
Page 135 Priam's death
Page 138 Aeneas, destiny

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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