Another sacrifice was the custom of women is associated with the name Achaean warrior Ajax Oilida, the leader of the Locrians. During the defeat of Troy Ajax he raped the daughter of Priam, prophetic Cassandra. By itself, this act fit into the "law of war" and did not cause much of censure, but Ajax managed to make it right near the statue of Pallas Athena, the goddess, who wore the nickname Parthenos - virgin - offended. As a result, Ajax itself, driven by anger Athens, died at sea on his way home, and his own people was revealed epidemic to deal with which had to seek the Oracle of Delphi. Oracle proclaimed that in expiation of his sin extravagant king Locrians have for thousands of years, regularly send in Troy recovered two girls to serve in the temple of Athena-the Iliad. And, despite the fact that Athena is not required to place women at the altar, this custom has been very bloody when a ship with newly appeared temple servant came to the shores of Troas, Locrians traditionally met girls hail stones and chased them to the sanctuary. If accidents were still alive, they would have to perform in the temple of the dirty work and did not dare go outside until nightfall. After the death of the body girls were burned, the ashes were thrown into the sea, and Locrians sent new victims.
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