Outer Ring of Achilles’ Shield: ACROBATS JOIN THE ACTION

Outer Ring: ACROBATS JOIN THE ACTION. From the Shield of Achilles by Kathleen Vail © All Rights Reserved

Outer Ring: ACROBATS JOIN THE ACTION. From the Shield of Achilles by Kathleen Vail
© All Rights Reserved

   

“Then with effortless spins and dexterous handsprings, two tumblers joined the action,
And the wide-eyed company cheered and laughed at their comical acrobatics.”

[Homer’s Iliad, Book 18, Lines 604-606, Vail’s translation]

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