They soon reached the Scaean Gates.
Oucalegaon and Antenor, both prudent men,
elder statesmen, sat at the Scaean Gates,
with Priam and his entourage—Panthous, Thymoetes,
Lampus, Clytius, and warlike Hikataeon. Old men now,
their fighting days were finished, but they all spoke well.
They sat there, on the tower, these Trojan elders,
like cicadas perched up on a forest branch, chirping
Homer Iliad III
Iliad III, 147.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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