Athena taunting Ares (The Iliad)

The Greek goddess, Athena, taunting the war-god, Ares

“You maniac! You idiot! You’re done for. You clearly don’t
have ears to hear with. Reason, restraint–all gone.”

  • From The Iliad by Homer (Book 15, approximately line 130), translated by E. V. Rieu and edited by Peter Jones (Penguin Classics edition, 2014).


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