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Greeks bearing gifts

Philip Kerr

Greeks bearing gifts

a Bernie Gunther novel

by Philip Kerr

  • 205 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Private investigators,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Kerr
    SeriesBernie Gunther books -- 13
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6061.E784 G74 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination511 pages
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26949279M
    ISBN 10039917706X
    ISBN 109780399177064
    LC Control Number2017037137
    OCLC/WorldCa1002043830


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What's the origin of the phrase 'Beware of Greeks bearing gifts'. An allusion to the story of the wooden horse of Troy, used by the Greeks to trick their way into the city.

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Greeks bearing gifts may refer to. The prophecy of Laocoön, priest of Troy, who in Virgil's Aeneid, tells his countrymen to "Beware of Greeks bearing gifts"; The mythological Trojan Horse which Laocoön foresees "looking a Trojan horse in the mouth", the scene in the British sitcom Yes, Minister "Greeks Bearing Gifts", a episode of Inspector Morse.

"Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes" is a Latin phrase from Aeneid (II, 49), written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC. It has been paraphrased in English as the proverb "Beware of Greeks bearing gifts". Its literal meaning is "I fear the Danaans [Greeks], even those bearing gifts" or "even when they bear gifts".

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