The first-born son of ‘Hecuba’ was the descendant of Dardanus (who'd
lived under Mount Ida) and Tros founder of Troy. 'Hecuba' was the daughter of King Dymas (of Phrygia) and Eunoe' the daughter
of "Sangartus" the river-god. The God's were much grieved in the loss of such a great personage as the
warrior Hector the son of King Priam of Troy. Thus they'd consoled themselves by taking an essence of the
spirit from the great warrior king which they turned into a water buffalo that was sided with another oxen
named “Isomos” who may be seen as intertwining with the story of 'Itherther' from Algiers. . .
they whose lot it is to be born under the Centaur of double form delight in yoking a team, in bringing a fiery horse to obey
the pliant reins, in following herds which graze all over the grasslands, and in imposing a master on every kind of quadruped
and taming them: they soften tigers, rid the lion of his fierceness, speak to the elephant and through speech adapt its huge
bulk to human skill in a variety of displays. Indeed in the stars of this constellation the human form's blended with a beast
that is placed above it wherefore it has lordship over other beasts. And because it carries a shaft poised on drawn bow, it
imparts strength to limb and keenness to the intellect, swiftness of movement and an indefatigable spirit."