Epeius

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Epeius

designer and builder of the Trojan Horse. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
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Maar voor die stoeigeveg in die Ilias is daar 'n vuisgeveg, en daarin se die een vuisvegter, Epeios, van 'n teenstander (boek XXIII, vs.
These words, which could start an iambic line, suit both the Trojan war (fought over a woman) and the operations of Clodia's young men (instigated by a woman).(25) But in a tragedy entitled Equus Troianus the phrase might suggest a rather different point--not unwelcome to Cicero for his speech--that hiding in the Horse was a cowardly tactic, unworthy of true heroes.(26) Epeios, maker of the Horse, was sometimes stigmatized as a coward (cf.