According to tradition the temple of Minerva, founded by Diomede, contained the Trojan Palladium, and the town struck numerous bronze coins; but in history it is first heard of as on the Roman side in the Samnite Wars (321 B.C.), and in 315 or 314 B.C. a Latin colony was sent here.
The extreme depth of the strait approaches 50 fathoms, and it contains two small islands known as the Diomede Islands.
It was said to have been founded by Diomede, and even at the time of Horace (Sat.
Aristeia of Diomede - his combat with Aphrodite VI.
Doloneia - Night expedition of Odysseus and Diomede (in all probability added later).
Aristeia of Agamemnon - he is wounded - Wounding of Diomede and Odysseus.
Moreover, three of the chief heroes, Agamemnon, Diomede and Ulysses, are wounded, and this circumstance, as Lachmann himself admitted, is steadily kept in mind throughout.
The chief incidents in that part of the poem - the panic rush to the ships, the duels of Paris and Menelaus, and of Hector and Ajax, the Aristeia of Diomede - stand in no relation to the mainspring of the poem, the promise made by Zeus to Thetis.
The Aristeia of Diomede ends in the middle of the sixth book; he is uppermost in all thoughts down to ver.
When Diomede is at the height of his Aristeia Helenus says (Il.
The poet who brought the exploits of Diomede into the Iliad doubtless had his reasons for doing so, which were equally strong whether he was the poet of the AchilleIs or a later Homerid or rhapsodist.
Longitude from Greenwich; secondly, the eastern Diomede island in Bering Strait, and all islands in Bering Sea and the Aleutian chain lying E.
Of St Matthew; and in the middle of Bering Strait the Diomede Islands, which belong in part to Russia.