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The first six books of Homer's Iliad.

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Pages: 78

Language: English

Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Publisher: RareBooksClub.com (14 May 2012)

By: Homer (Author)

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. 1903 Excerpt: ... iplowra: future participle, expressing purpose Both 'hiatus' in this verse are merely apparent. §:§: 27 N.B., 32. 420. 'OXvfiirov A'yAwi$ov: see on 44 at M irUhyrai: cf. 207. 421. rii Uv: correlative with 426. The interposed explanation makes it natural to change the form of the apodosis from iya 8c vSv: i.e. until her visit to Zeus iraprfjjuvos: as 488. Inactivity is implied: cf. B 688, 694 Thetis does not encourage her sou to carry out his threat of 169, to return to Phthia. 422. pv/jvu: present imperative, continue to rage. See on 210. Cf. fajvtv 1, 247. 423. Z«:us Yip Ktx.: gives the reason for the preceding direction, especially for vvv, showing why his request cannot be granted at once h 'flwavdv: to the abode of Oceanus, near which was the home of the Aethiopiaus. The Aethiopians lived in the southeast and southwest of the Homeric world. They are represented as a god-fearing people, enjoying the personal intercourse of the divinities.--ura: as 222. 424. x'llfe: predicate adjective instead of adverb, as 472, 497, B 2, r 7. See §: 56 a.--Kara /xcra SaiTa: cf. Kara Trprjiv, on an errand, TrXafcofnevoi Kara Xr/CSa, mtnderitig for plunder.-- ia irivrcs: cf. 495 (irovro: apparent contradiction of 195, 221 f., where Athena and Hera are thought of as on Olympus. 425. BxSnc rg: cf. 54. This is reckoned from the day on which Thetis is speaking. Twelve is sometimes a round number, in Homer as well as in the Bible.--Qvewmax: thru 426. xaK0PaT: bronze, threshold, an epithet applied four times to the home of Zeus, once to that of Hephaestus, and once to the palace of Alcinous. The threshold of wood was probably covered with a plate of bronze. The floor of the hall of Zeus was covered with gold, A 2. Cf. 'and the floor of the...

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