Explore Poems GO!

The Decree Of Athena

Rating: 3.2
Hear ye my statute, men of Attica--
Ye who of bloodshed judge this primal cause;
Yea, and in future age shall Aegeus's host
Revere this court of jurors. This the hill
Of Ares, seat of Amazons, their tent,
What time 'gainst Theseus, breathing hate, they came,
Waging fierce battle, and their towers upreared,
A counter-fortress to Acropolis;--
To Ares they did sacrifice, and hence
This rock is titled Areopagus.
Here then shall sacred Awe, to Fear allied,
Read More
READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS
Dr Antony Theodore 01 April 2020
This charge, extending to all future time, I give my lieges. Meet it as ye rise, Assume the pebbles, and decide the cause, Your oath revering. All hath now been said.. historical knowledge. tony
0 0 Reply
xolisani mabanga 15 October 2019
I did't not found a poem describe a court judge
0 0 Reply
Paresh Chakra 09 December 2018
It is a great and thoughtful poem
0 0 Reply
Ratnakar Mandlik 01 April 2017
Simply great write on historical event.
1 0 Reply
* Sunprincess * 20 January 2016
....a decree of most importance..beautifully penned ?
1 0 Reply
So classic and unique writing. Great
1 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

6/20/2021 2:28:42 AM # 1.0.0.631