The First Three Books of Homer's Iliad with Lexicon; With Notes Critical and Explanatory and References to Hadley's, Crosby's, and Goodwin's Greek Gra

The First Three Books of Homer's Iliad with Lexicon; With Notes Critical and Explanatory and References to Hadley's, Crosby's, and Goodwin's Greek Gra

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...Homer. 146-149, Oi 8' dpl IIpCajLW, but Priam and his suite. H. 791, 3; C. 527, a; G. 191, VI. 1, 3. IIdv8oov 'iKCToova: included in ol a/j.pt nptafioy. They were all relatives of Priam: vid. XIV. 450; XX. 238. OuKaXfyuv, AvTjvap. "According to Doederlein, Ucalegon and Antenor were in attendance on Priam and his suite, not, indeed, as friends, but as representing the Dardanian interests. The change from the aec. to the nom. seems to favor this view. The common rendering is, Priam and his suite with Ucalegon and Antenor." (Xaro: vid. note on v. 134. Si)xo-yipovTcs, ciders of the people. Constr.? eirl iruVgeriv, upon, probably refers to the tower beneath which the gateway passed. 150-152, Ypa'C, on accoimt of their old age: dat. of cause. d.YopT)Ttt, speakers in council. T6Tr -yinriv Ioucotcs, like to the grasshoppers. The cieddee produce a peculiarly clear and sustained tone by striking the lower membrane of the wing against the breast; hence the ancient poets use it as a simile for sweet sounds. Ka9' 8xtv s betaken with SevSptw in the relation of a part to the whole. ScvSplu is governed by itrl in composition. Xapufero-av, small, delicate, lit., lily. white. A lily is called keipiov from the lightness or delicacy of its leaves, which was proverbial. '.eioiv = Hurt. 153-155, Toioi &pa, such then (were) the leaders (who) sat. roiot, "thus aged, and, therefore, less likely to be struck by Helen's charms." P. fvT = T)vto: vid. note on v. 134. e"C8ov8' = eTSoi'. fyca: adv., in a low voice, thus expressing deeper admiration. The object of the council, we must suppose, was to consider the surrendering of Helen, which was always the policy of Antcnor. Hence the expression iv vijuo-l vtitrin, v. 159, indicates the vote...show more

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