The genealogy of Locrine, king of Britain, is traced back to Noah, through Aeneas, and the chronicler relates the incidents of the Trojan war as told by Dares the Phrygian.
113), or by Paris in the temple of the Thymbraean Apollo together with Achilles (Dares Phrygius 34).
In the later story, according to Dares and Dictys, he was said to have treacherously opened the gates of Troy to the enemy; in return for which, at the general sack of the city, his house, distinguished by a panther's skin at the door, was spared by the victors.
Its chief interest lies in the fact that (together with Dares Phrygius's De excidio Trojae) it was the source from which the Homeric legends were introduced into the romantic literature of the middle ages.
KOrting, Diktys and Dares (1874), with concise bibliography; H.
Collilieux, Etude sur Dictys de Crete et Dares de Phrygie (1887), with bibliography; W.
Griffin, Dares and Dictys, Introduction to the Study of the Medieval Versions of the Story of Troy (1907).
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Finally we may mention, as ancient history, the translation of Eutropius and Dares, by Geoffrey of Waterford (13th century), who gave also the Secret des Secrets, a translation from a work wrongly attributed to Aristotle, which belongs to the next division (Rom.
They appear early in the year, or, as Shakespeare says, "come before the swallow dares, and take the winds of March with beauty."
La Bruyere dares not pronounce against such beliefs, "for there are perplexing facts affirmed by grave men who were eye-witnesses."
The patriarch of Constantinople dares not excommunicate Russia, but the chief of its many grievances against that country is its patronage of the Bulgarian exarchate.
And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.