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Quintus was once a poet who lived at Smyrna a few 400 years after Christ. His paintings, in fourteen books, is a daring and usually underrated try in Homer's kind to accomplish the tale of Troy from the purpose at which the Iliad closes. Quintus tells us the tales of Penthesilea, the Amazonian queen; Memnon, chief of the Ethiopians; the demise of Achilles; the competition for Achilles' hands among Ajax and Odysseus; the coming of Philoctetes; and the making of the wood Horse. The poem ends with the departure of the Greeks and the good typhoon which through the wrath of heaven shattered their fleet.

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