Aias



(defs 1–3).
Historical Examples

In a duel with Aias the spear of Hector pierced the bronze and six layers of hide on his shield, but stuck in the seventh.
Homer and His Age Andrew Lang

Aias, the son of Telamon, is clearly a ‘doublet’ of the Locrian Aias; and so forth.
The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick

Two passages mention Λοκροί in connection with the other Aias; three mention Ἰθάκη or Κεφαλλῆνες in connection with Odysseus.
The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick

The combat is now in the hands of Aias and Patroclus, who is slain.
Homer and His Age Andrew Lang

Hector’s relations with Aias are far from neighbourly and friendly.
The World of Homer Andrew Lang

We are told that Aias and some other heroes are never spoken of as wearing corslets.
Homer and His Age Andrew Lang

Aias then becomes mad and destroys the herd of the Achaeans and kills himself.
Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica Homer and Hesiod

The sequel of this hour of his downfall is the subject of the Aias of Sophocles.
The Seven Plays in English Verse Sophocles

The day wore on and the battle went on and Hector strove against Aias and his brother.
The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy Padriac Colum

Idomeneus and Aias led the Greeks who fought to hold them back.
The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy Padriac Colum

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