by Erasmus

Tithonus, Priam's brother, was given by Zeus the gift of immortality but not that of eternal youth, for which Eos, goddess of the dawn, forgot to ask. When he became old and garrulous she finally shut him up in a room or, in the version of the legend deriving from Hellanicus, he was changed into a chirping grasshopper.

Note to My Achievements And Attributes which is Part 2 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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