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  • 1.1:

    Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious hero who
    travelled far and wide after he had sacked the
    famous town of Troy. Many cities did he visit,
    and many were the nations with whose
    manners and customs he was acquainted;
    moreover he suffered much by sea while
    trying to save his own life and bring his
    men safely home; but do what he might
    he could not save his men, for they
    perished through their own sheer folly
    in eating the cattle of the Sun-god
    Hyperion; so the god prevented them
    from ever reaching home. Tell me, too, about
    all these things, O daughter of Jove, from
    whatsoever source you may know them.