Outer Rim of Achilles’ Shield: MIGHTY OCEAN CURRENT

Outer Rim: MIGHTY OCEAN CURRENT. From the Shield of Achilles by Kathleen Vail © All Rights Reserved

Outer Rim: MIGHTY OCEAN CURRENT. From the Shield of Achilles by Kathleen Vail
© All Rights Reserved

   

“Lastly, encircling the solid shield’s rim, power fiercely shone
In wave after wave, as Hephaistos made the mighty ocean current.”

[Homer’s Iliad, Book 18, Lines 607-608, Vail’s translation]

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