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Pyrrhus is the novel’s most interesting character after Briseis, ensnared by the imperative to dominate and subdue as surely as she and the other women are trapped in servitude and submission.
The plot is driven by efforts to blame someone for the unfavorable wind and to identify the Trojan who clandestinely buried the corpse of King Priam, clumsily hacked to death by Pyrrhus and left to be picked over by crows.
How did his elephants save Pyrrhus—and then we saw them for the first time?The Lion's Brood|Duffield Osborne
The discourse of Pyrrhus with Cineas is only a transcript of the impatient ambition of the generality of mankind.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox
A single battle had delivered to Pyrrhus all the south of the Peninsula, where the Greek towns received him with enthusiasm.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
At Priam's palace a last stand is made, but Pyrrhus forces the great gates, and the defenders are massacred (442-603).The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
Dionikos, Pyrrhus's youngest son, who was still unmarried, built new boats and repaired the old ones.Cleopatra, Complete|Georg Ebers