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‫ﻫﻨﺎﻙ ﻗﺼﺔ ﺃﺳﻄﻮﺭﻳﺔ ﺗﺮﻭﻱ ﺣﺮﺏ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﻛﻤﺎ ﺟﺎﺀﺕ ﰲ ﺇﻟﻴﺎﺫﺓ ﻫﻮﻣﲑﻭﺱ ﺍﻟﺸﺎﻋﺮ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﱐ ﺍﻟﻘﺪﱘ‪.‬‬
‫ﺗﺮﻭﻱ ﺍﻷﺳﻄﻮﺭﺓ ﺍﻧﻪ ﻗﺪ ﺃﻗﻴﻢ ﺣﻔﻞ ﺯﻓﺎﻑ ﻋﺮﻭﺱ ﺍﻟﺒﺤﺮ )ﺗﻴﺘﺲ( ﻋﻠﻲ ﺍﺣﺪ ﺍﻟﺒﺸـﺮ ﻭﻳـﺪﻋﻲ‬
‫)ﺑﻴﻠﻮﺱ( ﻭﻗﺪ ﲤﺖ ﺩﻋﻮﺓ ﲨﻴﻊ ﺍﻵﳍﺔ ﻭﺍﻟﺮﺑﺎﺕ ﳊﻀﻮﺭ ﻫﺬﺍ ﺍﻟﺰﻓﺎﻑ ﻣﻨﻬﻢ ﻣﻦ ﺣﻀﺮ ﻣﺜﻞ ﺍﻟﺮﺑـﺎﺕ‬
‫)ﻫﲑﺍ ﻭ ﺃﺛﻴﻨﺎ ﻭﺍﻓﺮﻭﺩﻳﺖ( ﻭﻣﻨﻬﻢ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻋﺘﺬﺭ ﻣﺜﻞ ﻛﺒﲑ ﺍﻵﳍﺔ )ﺯﻳﻮﺱ( ﺇﻻ ﺃﻥ ﺍﻟﺮﺑﺔ )ﺍﻳـﺮﻳﺲ( ﺭﺑـﺔ‬
‫ﺍﳋﺼﺎﻡ ﱂ ﺗﺘﻢ ﺩﻋﻮ‪‬ﺎ ﳑﺎ ﺃﺩﻱ ﺇﱄ ﻏﻀﺒﻬﺎ ﺍﻟﺸﺪﻳﺪ ﻭﻗﺮﺭﺕ ﺃﻥ ﺗﻨﺘﻘﻢ‪.‬‬
‫ﻓﻘﺮﺭﺕ ﺃﻥ ﺗﻘﻮﻡ ﲝﻴﻠﺔ ﻟﺘﺨﺮﻳﺐ ﻫﺬﺍ ﺍﳊﻔﻞ ﻭﻫﻲ ﺃ‪‬ﺎ ﺻﻨﻌﺖ ﺗﻔﺎﺣﺔ ﻛﺒﲑﺓ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﺬﻫﺐ ﻭﻛﺘﺒﺖ‬
‫ﻋﻠﻴﻬﺎ )ﻟﻸﲨﻞ( ﻭﺃﻟﻘﺘﻬﺎ ﰲ ﻭﺳﻂ ﺍﳊﻔﻞ ﻓﺘﺴﺎﺑﻘﺖ ﺍﻟﺮﺑﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﺜﻼﺙ ﻋﻠﻴﻬﺎ ﻭﻋﻨﺪﻣﺎ ﺍﺣﺘﺪﺕ ﺍﳌﺸﺎﺟﺮﺓ‬
‫ﺑﻴﻨﻬﻦ ﻗﺮﺭﻥ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻠﺠﺄﻥ ﻟﻜﺒﲑ ﺍﻵﳍﺔ )ﺯﻳﻮﺱ ( ﺍﻟﺬﻱ ﻛﺎﻥ ﻣﺸﻐﻮﻻ ﰲ ﺗﻠﻚ ﺍﻷﺛﻨﺎﺀ ﻓﺎﻗﺘﺮﺡ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻠﺠﺄﻥ‬

‫ﺇﱄ ﺃﲨﻞ ﺷﺎﺏ ﻋﻠﻲ ﺍﻷﺭﺽ ﻭﻫﻮ ﺍﻷﻣﲑ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ( ﺍﺑﻦ ﻣﻠﻚ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ )ﺑﺮﻳﺎﻡ(‪.‬‬

‫ﻭﺑﺎﻟﻔﻌﻞ ﺫﻫﱭ ﺇﱄ ﺍﻷﻣﲑ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ( ﻟﻴﺤﻜﻢ ﺑﻴﻨﻬﻦ ﻭ ﻳﻘﺮﺭ ﻣﻦ ﻣﻨﻬﻦ ﺍﻷﲨﻞ‪.‬‬
‫ﻓﺄﻏﺮﺗﻪ ﻛﻼ ﻣﻨﻬﻦ ﺑﺸﺊ‪:‬‬
‫ﺃﻏﺮﺗﻪ )ﻫﲑﺍ( ﺯﻭﺟﺔ )ﺯﻳﻮﺱ( ﻭﻛﺒﲑﺓ ﺍﻵﳍﺔ ﺑﺎﻟﺴﻠﻄﺔ ﻭﺍﻟﻌﻈﻤﺔ‪.‬‬
‫ﺃﻏﺮﺗﻪ )ﺃﺛﻴﻨﺎ( ﺁﳍﺔ ﺍﳊﻜﻤﺔ ﺑﺎﳋﻠﻮﺩ ﻭﺍﳊﻜﻤﺔ‪.‬‬

‫ﺃﻣﺎ )ﺃﻓﺮﻭﺩﻳﺖ( ﺁﳍﺔ ﺍﳉﻤﺎﻝ ﻓﺎﻏﺮﺗﻪ ﺑﺎﻥ ﺗﺰﻭﺟﻪ ﻣﻦ ﺃﲨﻞ ﻓﺘﻴﺎﺕ ﺍﻟﻜﻮﻥ‪.‬‬
‫ﻓﺎﺧﺘﺎﺭ ﺍﻷﻣﲑ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ( ﺍﻵﳍﺔ )ﺍﻓﺮﻭﺩﻳﺖ( ﻟﺘﻜﻮﻥ ﺍﻷﲨﻞ ﳑﺎ ﺃﺩﻱ ﺇﱄ ﻏﻀﺐ ﻛﻼ ﻣﻦ )ﻫﲑﺍ( ﻭ)ﺃﺛﻴﻨﺎ(‬

‫ﻭﻗﺮﺭﺗﺎ ﺃﻥ ﺗﻨﺘﻘﻤﺎ ﻣﻦ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ(‪.‬‬

‫ﺃﻣﺎ )ﺍﻓﺮﻭﺩﻳﺖ( ﻓﻮﻓﺎﺀﺍ ﻟﻮﻋﺪﻫﺎ ﻃﻠﺒﺖ ﻣﻦ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ( ﺃﻥ ﻳﺬﻫﺐ ﺇﱄ ﻣﺪﻳﻨﺔ )ﺇﺳﺒﺎﺭﻃﺔ( ﰲ ﺑـﻼﺩ‬
‫ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻥ ﻭﳝﻜﺚ ﻋﻨﺪ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﻣﻴﻨﺎ ﻻﻭﺱ( ﻭﺑﺎﻟﻔﻌﻞ ﺫﻫﺐ ﺇﱄ ﻫﻨﺎﻙ ﺃﻣﺎ ﻫـﻲ ﻓﺄﺭﺳـﻠﺖ )ﻛﻴﻮﺑﻴـﺪ(‬
‫ﻟﻴﻀﺮﺏ ﺑﺴﻬﺎﻣﻪ ﻗﻠﺐ )ﻫﻴﻠﻴﻨﺎ( ﺯﻭﺟﺔ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﻣﻴﻨﺎ ﻻﻭﺱ( ﻭﻭﻗﻌﺖ ﰲ ﻏﺮﺍﻡ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ( ﻭﻗـﺮﺭﺕ ﺃﻥ‬
‫‪‬ﺮﺏ ﻣﻌﻪ ﺃﱄ ﺑﻼﺩﻩ ﻟﻴﺘﺰﻭﺟﻬﺎ ﻫﻨﺎﻙ‪.‬‬

‫ﻭﰲ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻡ ﺍﻟﺘﺎﱄ ﺍﺳﺘﻴﻘﻆ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﻣﻴﻨﺎ ﻻﻭﺱ( ﻓﻠﻢ ﳚﺪ ﺯﻭﺟﺘﻪ ﻭﻋﻠﻢ ﺇ‪‬ﺎ ﻫﺮﺑﺖ ﻣﻊ )ﺑـﺎﺭﻳﺲ(‬
‫ﻓﺬﻫﺐ ﻣﺴﺮﻋﺎ ﺇﱄ ﺃﺧﻴﻪ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﺁﺟﺎﳑﻨﻮﻥ( ﻣﻠﻚ ﻣﺪﻳﻨﺔ )ﻣﻮﻛﻴﻨﺎﻱ( ﻟﻴﻌﻠﻤﻪ ﲟﺎ ﺣﺪﺙ ﻟﻪ‪ .‬ﻓﻠﻤﺎ ﻋﻠـﻢ‬
‫)ﺁﺟﺎﳑﻨﻮﻥ( ﺑﺬﻟﻚ ﺩﻋﺎ ﻛﻞ ﻣﻠﻮﻙ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻥ ﻟﺸﻦ ﺣﺮﺏ ﺿﺪ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﻻﺳﺘﻌﺎﺩﺓ ﺯﻭﺟﺔ ﺍﺧﻴﺔ ﻭﺍﺳﺘﻌﺎﺩﺓ‬
‫ﺍﻟﺸﺮﻑ ﺍﳌﺴﻠﻮﺏ‪.‬‬

‬‬ ‫ﻓﻔﻲ ﺍﻟﺸﻬﻮﺭ ﺍﻷﺧﲑﺓ ﻫﺎﺟﻢ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻧﻴﲔ ﺍﺣﺪ ﺍﻟﻘﺮﻯ ﺍﳌﻮﺍﻟﻴﺔ ﻟﻄﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﻭﺳﻠﺒﻮﻫﺎ ﻭﺍﺳﺮﻭﺍ ﺍﻟﻜـﺜﲑ‬ ‫ﻣﻦ ﺃﻫﻠﻬﺎ ﻭﻛﺎﻥ ﻣﻦ ﺑﻴﻨﻬﻢ ﺍﺑﻨﺔ ﻛﺎﻫﻦ ﻣﻌﺒﺪ ﺍﻹﻟﻪ )ﺃﺑﻮﻟﻠﻮ( ﺍﻟﻪ ﺍﻟﻨﺒﻮﺀﺓ ﻭﻛﺎﻧﺖ ﺗﺪﻋﻲ )ﺧﺮﻳﺴـﻴﺎﺱ(‬ ‫ﻓﻄﻠﺐ ﺃﺑﻮﻫﺎ ﺍﻟﻜﺎﻫﻦ )ﺧﺮﻳﺴﻴﺲ( ﻣﻦ ﺍﳉﻴﺶ ﺃﻥ ﻳﺮﺩﻫﺎ ﺇﻟﻴﻪ ﺃﻭ ﻳﺪﻋﻮ ﻋﻠﻴﻬﻢ ﻋﻨﺪ ﺍﻹﻟـﻪ )ﺃﺑﻮﻟﻠـﻮ(‬ ‫ﻟﻴﻨﺘﻘﻢ ﻣﻨﻬﻢ ﻓﺮﻓﻀﻮﺍ ﺃﻥ ﻳﺴﻠﻤﻮﻫﺎ ﻟﻪ ﺣﻴﺚ ﺃ‪‬ﺎ ﻛﺎﻧﺖ ﻣﻦ ﻧﺼﻴﺐ ﺍﻟﻘﺎﺋﺪ )ﺁﺟﺎﳑﻨﻮﻥ( ﻓﺬﻫﺐ ﻫـﺬﺍ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﻜﺎﻫﻦ ﺇﱄ ﺍﳌﻌﺒﺪ ﻭﺗﻮﺳﻞ ﻟﻺﻟﻪ )ﺃﺑﻮﻟﻠﻮ( ﺃﻥ ﻳﻨﺘﻘﻢ ﻟﻪ ﻭﻻﺑﻨﺘﻪ ﻓﺎﺳﺘﺠﺎﺏ ﺍﻹﻟﻪ ﻟﺼـﻠﻮﺍﺕ ﺍﻟﻜـﺎﻫﻦ‬ ‫ﻭﺃﺭﺳﻞ ﻭﺑﺎﺀ ﻋﻠﻲ ﺟﻴﺶ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻥ ﻓﺎﻧﺘﻬﺰ ﺍﻟﻄﺮﻭﺍﺩﻳﲔ ﺗﻠﻚ ﺍﻟﻔﺮﺻﺔ ﻭﻫﺎﲨﻮﺍ ﺟﻴﻮﺵ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻥ ﻭﺍﺧﺘﺮﻗﻮﺍ‬ ‫ﺻﻔﻮﻓﻬﻢ ﻭﺍﺣﺮﻗﻮﺍ ﺍﻟﻜﺜﲑ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﺴﻔﻦ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻧﻴﺔ ﻭﻟﻮﻻ ﺑﺴﺎﻟﺔ ﺍﻟﻘﺎﺋﺪ )ﺍﺟﺎﻛﺲ( ﻭﻭﻗﻮﻑ ﺑﻌﺾ ﺍﻵﳍـﺔ‬ ‫ﲜﺎﻧﺐ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻧﻴﲔ ﻟﻜﺎﻧﻮﺍ ﻫﺰﻣﻮﺍ ﺷﺮ ﻫﺰﳝﺔ‪.‬‬ ‫ﻓﱰﻝ )ﺑﺎﺭﺗﻮﻛﻮﻟﻮﺱ( ﳌﺒﺎﺭﺯﺓ ﺑﻄﻞ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﺍﻷﻣﲑ )ﻫﻜﺘﻮﺭ( ﺍﺑﻦ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﺑﺮﻳﺎﻡ( ﻣﻠﻚ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﻭﰲ‬ ‫ﺃﺛﻨﺎﺀ ﺍﳌﺒﺎﺭﺯﺓ ﻗﺘﻞ )ﻫﻜﺘﻮﺭ( ﺍﻟﺒﻄﻞ )ﺑﺎﺭﺗﻮﻛﻮﻟﻮﺱ( ﻭﱂ ﻳﻜﺘﻒ ‪‬ﺬﺍ ﺇﳕﺎ ﻣﺜﻞ ﲜﺜﺔ )ﺑﺎﺭﺗﻮﻛﻮﻟﻮﺱ( ﻓﻠﻤﺎ‬ ‫ﻋﻠﻢ )ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﺃﻥ ﺍﻋﺰ ﺃﺻﺪﻗﺎﺋﻪ ﻗﺪ ﻗﺘﻞ ﺍﻗﺴﻢ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻨﺘﻘﻢ ﻟﻪ ﻭﻧﺰﻝ ﳌﺒﺎﺭﺯﺓ )ﻫﻜﺘﻮﺭ( ﻭﻗﺘﻠﻪ ﰒ ﺭﺑﻄـﻪ‬ ‫ﰲ ﻋﺮﺑﺔ ﳚﺮﻫﺎ ﺣﺼﺎﻥ ﻭﻣﺜﻞ ﲜﺜﺘﻪ ﺃﻣﺎﻡ ﺃﺑﻴﻪ ﻭﺃﻣﻪ ﻭﺃﺧﻮﻩ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ(‪.‬‬ .‬‬ ‫ﻭﺍﺟﺘﻤﻊ ﻗﺎﺩﺓ ﺍﳉﻴﻮﺵ ﳌﻨﺎﻗﺸﺔ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﳌﺸﻜﻠﺔ ﻭﰲ ﺃﺛﻨﺎﺀ ﺍﻻﺟﺘﻤﺎﻉ ﻫﺎﺟﻢ ﺍﻟﻘﺎﺋﺪ )ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﺍﳌﻠﻚ‬ ‫)ﺁﺟﺎﳑﻨﻮﻥ( ﺑﺸﺮﺍﺳﺔ ﻭﺍ‪‬ﻤﻪ ﺍﻧﻪ ﺳﺒﺐ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﳌﺸﻜﻠﺔ ﻷﻧﻪ ﺭﻓﺾ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻌﻴﺪ ﺍﺑﻨﺔ ﺍﻟﻜﺎﻫﻦ ﺇﻟﻴـﻪ ﻓﻮﺍﻓـﻖ‬ ‫ﺍﳌﻠﻚ ﻋﻠﻲ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻌﻴﺪ ﺍﺑﻨﺔ ﺍﻟﻜﺎﻫﻦ ﻷﺑﻴﻬﺎ ﻋﻠﻲ ﺷﺮﻁ ﺃﻥ ﻳﺘﻨﺎﺯﻝ )ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﻋﻦ ﺃﺳﲑﺗﻪ )ﺑﺮﻳﺴـﻴﺲ(‬ ‫ﻭﻛﺎﻧﺖ ﺑﺎﺭﻋﺔ ﺍﳉﻤﺎﻝ ﻭﻣﻊ ﺫﻟﻚ ﻭﺍﻓﻖ ﻋﻠﻲ ﺃﻥ ﻳﺘﻨﺎﺯﻝ ﻋﻨﻬﺎ ﺇﻻ ﺍﻧﻪ ﺍﻋﺘﺬﺭ ﻋﻦ ﺍﳌﺸﺎﺭﻛﺔ ﰲ ﺍﳊﺮﺏ‬ ‫ﻣﻊ ﺍﳉﻴﻮﺵ ﻭﻗﺮﺭ ﺳﺤﺐ ﻓﻮﺍﺗﻪ ﻣﻦ ﺍﳌﻌﺮﻛﺔ‪.‫ﰒ ﺗﺮﻭﻱ ﺍﻹﻟﻴﺎﺫﺓ ﺃﻥ ﺟﻴﻮﺵ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻥ ﺧﺮﺟﺖ ﻣﻦ ﻣﻴﻨﺎﺀ )ﺑﻮﻟﻴﺲ( ﰲ ﻭﺳﻂ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻥ ﻣﺘﻮﺟﻬﺔ ﺇﱄ‬ ‫ﲝﺮ )ﺇﳚﺎ( ﻭﻣﻨﻪ ﺇﱄ ﴰﺎﻝ ﻏﺮﺏ ﺁﺳﻴﺎ ﺍﻟﺼﻐﺮﻯ ﰒ ﺇﱄ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﻟﺘﺒﺪﺃ ﻫﻨﺎﻙ ﺃﻋﻈﻢ ﻣﻌﺎﺭﻙ ﺑﻼﺩ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻥ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﻘﺪﳝﺔ ﻭﺍﻟﱵ ﺍﺳﺘﻤﺮﺕ ﻣﺪﺓ ﻋﺸﺮ ﺳﻨﻮﺍﺕ ﺧﻼﻝ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﻟﻔﺘﺮﺓ ﱂ ﻳﺴﺘﻄﻊ ﺃﻱ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﻔـﺮﻳﻘﲔ ﺍﻟﺘﻐﻠـﺐ‬ ‫ﻋﻠﻲ ﺍﻵﺧﺮ‪ .‬‬ ‫ﺃﺩﻱ ﺍﻧﺴﺤﺎﺏ )ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﺇﱄ ﺿﻌﻒ ﺟﻴﻮﺵ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻧﻴﲔ ﻭﺗﻮﺍﱄ ﺍﳍﺰﺍﺋﻢ ﻋﻠﻴﻬﻢ ﳑﺎ ﺍﺿﻄﺮﻫﻢ ﺇﱄ‬ ‫ﺍﻻﻋﺘﺬﺍﺭ ﺇﱄ )ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﻭﺍﻟﻄﻠﺐ ﻣﻨﻪ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻌﻮﺩ ﲜﻴﻮﺷﻪ ﻟﻴﺸﺎﺭﻙ ﰲ ﺍﳊﺮﺏ ﺇﻻ ﺍﻧﻪ ﺭﻓـﺾ ﺫﻟـﻚ‬ ‫ﻓﺘﺪﺧﻞ ﺍﻋﺰ ﺃﺻﺪﻗﺎﺋﻪ )ﺑﺎﺭﺗﻮﻛﻮﻟﻮﺱ( ﻭﺗﻮﺳﻞ ﺇﻟﻴﻪ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻌﻮﺩ ﻟﻠﺤﺮﺏ ﻓﺮﻓﺾ ﺃﻥ ﻳﻌﻮﺩ ﺇﻻ ﺍﻧﻪ ﺟﻌـﻞ‬ ‫ﻗﻴﺎﺩﺓ ﻗﻮﺍﺗﻪ ﲢﺖ ﻳﺪ ﺻﺪﻳﻘﺔ )ﺑﺎﺭﺗﻮﻛﻮﻟﻮﺱ(‪.‬ﻭﻟﻜﻦ ﺍﻹﻟﻴﺎﺫﺓ ﱂ ﺗﺮﻭﻱ ﻣﻦ ﻫﺬﻩ ﺍﳌﻌﺮﻛﺔ ﺳﻮﻱ ﺍﻟﺸﻬﻮﺭ ﺍﻷﺧﲑﺓ ﻣﻨﻬﺎ ﻭﻣﺎ ﺣﺪﺙ ﻓﻴﻬـﺎ‬ ‫ﻣﻦ ﺃﺣﺪﺍﺙ‪.

‬‬ ‫ﰒ ﺗﺒﺪﺃ ﺑﻌﺪ ﺫﻟﻚ ﺍﻷﻭﺩﻳﺴﺔ ﺑﺄﻧﻪ ﰲ ﺃﺛﻨﺎﺀ ﺍﳍﺪﻧﺔ ﻳﺮﻱ )ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﺍﺑﻨﻪ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﺑﺮﻳـﺎﻡ( ﺍﳉﻤﻴﻠـﺔ‬ ‫)ﺑﻮﱄ ﻛﺴﺘﺎ( ﻭﻳﻬﻴﻢ ‪‬ﺎ ﻋﺸﻘﺎ ﻭﻳﻄﻠﺐ ﻣﻦ ﺃﺑﻴﻬﺎ ﺃﻥ ﻳﺰﻭﺟﻪ ‪‬ﺎ ﻭﻳﻮﺍﻓﻖ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﺑﺮﻳﺎﻡ( ﻋﻠﻲ ﺫﻟﻚ ﺣﻘﻨﺎ‬ ‫ﻟﻠﺪﻣﺎﺀ ﻭﻳﺴﺘﻌﺪ ﺍﻟﻄﺮﻓﺎﻥ ﻟﻠﺼﻠﺢ ﻭﺇﻗﺎﻣﺔ ﺣﻔﻞ ﺍﻟﺰﻓﺎﻑ ﻭﻟﻜﻦ ﰲ ﺃﺛﻨﺎﺀ ﺍﳊﻔﻞ ﻳﻀﺮﺏ ﺍﻷﻣﲑ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ(‬ ‫)ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﺑﺴﻬﻢ ﻣﺴﻤﻮﻡ ﻟﻴﻘﺘﻠﻪ ﻻﻥ ﻣﻌﲏ ﺍﻟﺼﻠﺢ ﺃﻥ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ( ﺳﻴﻔﻘﺪ ﺣﺒﻴﺒﺘﻪ )ﻫﻴﻠﻴﻨﺎ( ﺯﻭﺟﺔ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ‬ ‫)ﻣﻴﻨﺎ ﻻﻭﺱ(‪.‬‬ ‫ﺏ‪ -‬ﻇﻦ ﺍﻟﺒﻌﺾ ﺃﻥ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﺣﺼﻴﻨﺔ ﺑﺴﺒﺐ ﻭﺟﻮﺩ ﲤﺜﺎﻝ ﺍﻵﳍﺔ )ﺃﺛﻴﻨﺎ( ﺩﺍﺧﻠـﻬﺎ ﻓﻴﺠـﺐ‬ ‫ﺳﺮﻗﺘﻪ ﺣﲏ ﺗﺼﺒﺢ ﺑﻼ ﲪﺎﻳﺔ ﻭﺑﺎﻟﻔﻌﻞ ﺗﻨﻜﺮ ﺍﻟﻘﺎﺋﺪ )ﺃﻭﺩﻳﺴﻴﻮﺱ( ﻭﺩﺧﻞ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﺧﻔﻴﺔ‬ ‫ﻭﺍﺳﺘﻄﺎﻉ ﲟﻜﺮﻩ ﻭﺩﻫﺎﺋﻪ ﺃﻥ ﻳﺴﺮﻕ ﲤﺜﺎﻝ )ﺃﺛﻴﻨﺎ(‪.‬‬ ‫ﻭﰲ ﺍﻟﻠﻴﻞ ﺃﻗﺎﻣﻮﺍ ﺣﻔﻞ ﻋﻈﻴﻢ ﺍﺣﺘﻔﺎﻻ ﺑﺎﻟﻨﺼﺮ ﻭﺭﻗﺼﻮﺍ ﻭﺳﻜﺮﻭﺍ ﻭﺑﻌﺪ ﺃﻥ ﻧﺎﻡ ﺍﳉﻤﻴـﻊ ﻓـﺘﺢ‬ ‫)ﺃﻭﺩﻳﺴﻴﻮﺱ( ﺍﳊﺼﺎﻥ ﻭﻧﺰﻝ ﻫﻮ ﻭﺟﻨﻮﺩﻩ ﻭﻗﺘﻠﻮﺍ ﻣﻌﻈﻢ ﺳﻜﺎﻥ ﺍﳌﺪﻳﻨﺔ ﻭﺃﺧﺬﻭﺍ )ﺑﻮﱄ ﻛﺴﺘﺎ( ﻭﺫﲝﻮﻫﺎ‬ ‫ﻋﻠﻲ ﻗﱪ )ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﻭﻗﺘﻠﻮﺍ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﺑﺮﻳﺎﻡ( ﻭﺍﺑﻨﻪ )ﺑﺎﺭﻳﺲ( ﻭﲨﻴﻊ ﻋﺎﺋﻠﺘﻪ ﻭﺃﻋﺎﺩﻭﺍ )ﻫﻴﻠﻴﻨﺎ( ﺇﱄ ﺯﻭﺟﻬﺎ‬ ‫ﻭﻋﺎﺩﻭﺍ ﺇﱄ ﺑﻼﺩﻫﻢ ﺳﺎﳌﲔ ﻣﻨﺘﺼﺮﻳﻦ‪.‬‬ .‬ﻓﻤﺎ ﺃﻥ ﻏﺎﺑﺖ ﺍﻟﺴﻔﻦ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻧﻴﺔ ﻋﻦ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﺣﱵ ﻓﺘﺢ ﺃﻫﻠﻬﺎ ﺍﻷﺑﻮﺍﺏ ﻭﺧﺮﺟﻮﺍ ﻭﻛﺎﻥ ﺭﺃﻳﻬﻢ‬ ‫ﺃﻥ ﻳﺄﺧﺬﻭﺍ ﻫﻢ ﺍﳊﺼﺎﻥ ﻭﻳﻘﺪﻣﻮﻩ ﻗﺮﺑﺎﻥ ﻟﻶﳍﺔ )ﺃﺛﻴﻨﺎ( ﺑﺪﻻ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻧﻴﲔ ﺇﻻ ﺃﻥ ﺍﺣﺪ ﺍﻟﻜﻬﻨﺔ ﺗﻨﺒﺄ ﺑﺄﻥ‬ ‫ﺩﺧﻮﻝ ﻫﺬﺍ ﺍﳊﺼﺎﻥ ﻟﻄﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﻳﻌﲏ ﺍﳋﺮﺍﺏ ﻭﻓﻴﻤﺎ ﻫﻮ ﳛﺬﺭﻫﻢ ﺇﺫﺍ ﺑﺎﻹﻟﻪ )ﺑﻮﺳﻴﺪﻭﻥ( ﺍﻟﻪ ﺍﻟﺒﺤﺮ ﻗـﺪ‬ ‫ﺃﺭﺳﻞ ﺣﻴﺘﲔ ﺍﺧﺘﻄﻔﺎ ﺍﻟﻜﺎﻫﻦ ﺇﱄ ﺍﻟﺒﺤﺮ ﻓﻈﻦ ﺃﻫﺎﱄ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﺃﻥ ﻫﺬﺍ ﻣﻦ ﻏﻀﺐ ﺍﻵﳍـﺔ ﻭﺍﺩﺧﻠـﻮﺍ‬ ‫ﺍﳊﺼﺎﻥ‪.‬‬ ‫ﰒ ﺃﻥ )ﺃﻭﺩﻳﺴﻴﻮﺱ( ﻓﻜﺮ ﰲ ﺣﻴﻠﺔ ﺍﳊﺼﺎﻥ ﺍﳋﺸﱯ ﻭﻫﻲ‪:‬‬ ‫ﺍﻧﻪ ﺻﻨﻊ ﺣﺼﺎﻥ ﺿﺨﻢ ﺟﺪﺍ ﻣﻦ ﺍﳋﺸﺐ ﻭ ﺩﺧﻞ ﻓﻴﻪ ﻫﻮ ﻭﺟﻴﻮﺷﻪ ﺑﻌﺪ ﺃﻥ ﺃﻣﺮ ﺍﻟﺴﻔﻦ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻧﻴﺔ‬ ‫ﺑﺎﻟﺘﻈﺎﻫﺮ ﺑﺎﻻﻧﺴﺤﺎﺏ ﻭﺃﺷﺎﻉ ﺃ‪‬ﻢ ﻳﻘﺪﻣﻮﺍ ﻫﺬﺍ ﺍﳊﺼﺎﻥ ﻛﻘﺮﺑﺎﻥ ﻟﻶﳍﺔ )ﺃﺛﻴﻨﺎ( ﻟﺘﺴﺎﻋﺪﻫﻢ ﰲ ﺍﻟﻌﻮﺩﺓ‬ ‫ﻟﺒﻼﺩﻫﻢ‪ .‬‬ ‫ﻭﺗﺘﺠﺪﺩ ﺍﳊﺮﺏ ﺑﲔ ﺍﻟﻄﺮﻓﲔ ﻭﺗﺴﺘﻤﺮ ﺩﻭﻥ ﺃﻥ ﻳﺴﺘﻄﻴﻊ ﺍﻟﻴﻮﻧﺎﻧﻴﲔ ﺩﺧﻮﻝ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﻭﺗﻈﻬﺮ ﺑﻌﺾ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﻨﺒﻮﺍﺕ ﺑﲔ ﺍﻟﻨﺎﺱ ﺍﻟﱵ ﺇﺫﺍ ﲢﻘﻘﺖ ﺍﺳﺘﻄﺎﻋﻮﺍ ﺩﺧﻮﻝ ﻃﺮﻭﺍﺩﺓ ﻣﺜﻞ‪:‬‬ ‫ﺃ‪ -‬ﺍﻧﻪ ﳚﺐ ﺃﻥ ﳛﻀﺮﻭﺍ ﺳﻬﺎﻡ ﺍﻟﺒﻄﻞ ﺍﻷﺳﻄﻮﺭﻱ )ﻫﺮﻗﻞ( ﻭﺑﺎﻟﻔﻌﻞ ﺍﺳﺘﻄﺎﻉ ﺍﺣﺪ ﺍﳉﻨـﻮﺩ‬ ‫ﺇﺣﻀﺎﺭﻫﺎ‪.‫ﻭﻫﻨﺎ ﺗﻨﺘﻬﻲ ﺍﻹﻟﻴﺎﺫﺓ ﲟﺸﻬﺪ ﺩﺭﺍﻣﻲ ﺣﻴﺚ ﻳﻄﻠﺐ ﺍﳌﻠﻚ )ﺑﺮﻳﺎﻡ( ﺟﺜﺔ ﺍﺑﻨﻪ )ﻫﻜﺘـﻮﺭ( ﻭﻳﻮﺍﻓـﻖ‬ ‫)ﺇﺧﻴﻠﻴﻮﺱ( ﻋﻠﻲ ﺫﻟﻚ ﻭﺗﻘﺎﻡ ﻫﺪﻧﺔ ﺑﲔ ﺍﻟﻄﺮﻓﲔ‪.

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