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Alciato Emblem 195: Source in Greek Anthology 9.163 (trans Paton, III, 85)

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Through the hail of spears from the flames of Troy the hero Aeneas bore off his father, a holy burden for a son, calling to the Argives: "Hands off! The old man is no great gain in war, but a great gain to his bearer."