Iliad of Homer; From the Text of Dindorf Volume Bks. 1-12

Iliad of Homer; From the Text of Dindorf Volume Bks. 1-12

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ... in relicf suits the passage better, and is the only one which suits, XI. 36. The Greek will certainly admit it. Conf. note on e1reare'/avro, I. 4.70. 74!. The genitive Beuvoio 1reM'rpot: is as it were in apposition to 79p-yofis, implied by and equivalent with the adjeetive yopeyehy. Conf. 111. 180. rerpa4dhqpov. Perhaps with four Buttmann, from the word centsa?-Iyptbwvra, crested, as it were, with white foam (an epithet of mfi, uara in XIII. 799, the only place where the word occurs), and from the word before us, supposes centsb.71Ipos to have been used either as a name of, or as an epithet for, the white crest of a helmet. Terpacents6)n7pos Kwen, then, will be the helmet with four such crests. The meaning both of the simple and compound word is very doubtful. exwrdv 1roX(ov qrpvheeac' o'.pupvinv. The meaning of this phrase is most doubtful. It is explained as (I) Fit for (i. e. large enough to cover), or (2) ornamented with (I) the fiat soldiers, or (2) the chieftains of a hundred cities, so that, reddenda singula singulis, there are four possible interpretations. rrpukees is explained by the Scho 876 o'1)op.v1v. Perrziciour. Conf. I. 2. 887 o.=1'iv. a being put, Ionicb, for 11, and the short e for 1. SUMMARY. The battle goes against the Trojans. Helenus advises Heetor to return to Troy, and direet a solemn procession and prayer to Athene (I--II5). Heetor departs. Diomed and Glaucus meet in battle, but, recognizing one another as conneeted by old family ties of friendship, they exchange armour, and do not fight (n6--236). Hecuba and the Trojan matrons offer vows in Athene's temple for the safety of their country (237--gn). Hetftshow more

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