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LITERATURE
Ancient
→ Homer → Iliad → Book VI: Hector returns to Troy, scolds Paris and takes leave of Andromache
→ vv. 251-285: Hector encounters his mother Hecuba and Laodice and commands them to make a sacrifice to Minerva
→ vv. 301-311: Hecuba leads the Trojan women in prayer to Minerva against Diomedes
→ vv. 325-341: Hector scolds Paris for not taking part in the battle, be promises to join him
→ vv. 405-465: Hector comforts Andromache and takes his leave