Homer's Iliad Volume Bks. 19-24

Homer's Iliad Volume Bks. 19-24

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...connected with the general reflection preceding.--On the subjv. 1 /, see Hale, Anticipatory Subjv. 59 f. 255. Nauck gives the reading in the text (so La Roche), from a Schol. who probably followed Aristarchus. Venetus A has woa Ti 1 Oiki.--The whole passage from 244 to 255 is filled with unusual images and turns of expression. It is scarcely consistent with the simple manner in which Aeneas at the beginning of his speech (200 ff.) repelled the scornful words of Achilles, and seems to be the work of the same interpolator who introduced the genealogy (see Introduction). By reading 256-258 directly after 243, a satisfactory connection is gained. 269-272. These verses were rejected by ancient critics (Scholia ed. Dindorf, ii. 203) and are suspected by recent scholars. Christ remarks (Sitzungsb. Bay. Akad. der ., 1880, 255 f.): 'If the poet had wished to inform us that two layers of the shield were of bronze, two of tin, and one of gold, he would have done so when he described the making of the shield (2 481). He did, to be sure, mention the several metals (2 474 f.), but if we examine the description more closely, we find that the gold and tin were employed by Hephaestus, not as materials for whole layers of the shield, but merely to give color and variety to the ornamentation.' See Leaf on 269-272, and Helbig2 318, 395 ff. 282. On account of the neglect of the digamma in axds /roi, Bentley conjectured dxXiis (omitting oi). fivptov then becomes an adverb. 298. Bentley conjectured areun (for axew), which is supported by the following words..301. Monro (326, 3) and Kuhner-Blass (I. ii. p. 571) explain...show more

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