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Epeius

designer and builder of the Trojan Horse. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
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Now, however, change your song and tell us of the wooden horse which Epeus made with the assistance of Minerva, and which Ulysses got by stratagem into the fort of Troy after freighting it with the men who afterwards sacked the city.
As he spoke there stood up a champion both brave and great stature, a skilful boxer, Epeus, son of Panopeus.
Presently Epeus came on and gave Euryalus a blow on the jaw as he was looking round; Euryalus could not keep his legs; they gave way under him in a moment and he sprang up with a bound, as a fish leaps into the air near some shore that is all bestrewn with sea-wrack, when Boreas furs the top of the waves, and then falls back into deep water.
They stood up one after the other and Epeus took the quoit, whirled it, and flung it from him, which set all the Achaeans laughing.
About the middle came the lot of Atalanta; she, seeing the great fame of an athlete, was unable to resist the temptation: and after her there followed the soul of Epeus the son of Panopeus passing into the nature of a woman cunning in the arts; and far away among the last who chose, the soul of the jester Thersites was putting on the form of a monkey.
In a speech that is at once arrogant and full of ironic mock humility, Homer's Epeus rises to volunteer for a fist-fighting match proposed by Achilles, a contest in which the winner is to be awarded a mule and the loser a cup.
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