Saturday, February 21, 2009


Hekatomb: A sacrifice to the gods. Heka, hecta, and hecto are all prefixes for 100 as in hectometer (100 meters) and hectare (100 ares or a square hectometer). This sacrifice was original 100 animals.
He wanted to hold the troops, make sacrifice, a hekatomb, something to pacify Athena's rage.

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