would have died but his mother, Aphrodite, screened him with a corner
of her glimmering robe and lifted him heavenward.
on Athena's authority, leaped up and stabbed Aphrodite's trailing hand
on the palm. Icor issued from the wound and Aphrodite screamed
and flung her child away. The god, Apollo, caught Aineias and
bore him off in a dark cloud.