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[215] τὸν ἀπότιμον See on ἀπόξενον196. Ares is “without honour” among the gentler gods: cp. Hom. Il. 5.31 (Apollo speaks), Ἆρες, Ἄρες βροτολοιγέ, μιαιφόνε, τειχεσιπλῆτα: and Hom. Il. 5.890 where Zeus says to Ares, ἔχθιστός τέ μοι ἔσσι θεῶν, κ.τ.λ. So the Erinyes are στύγη θεῶνAesch. Eum. 644); and the house of Hades is hateful even to the gods (Hom. Il. 20.65).

θεόν one syll., by synizesis: cp. 1519.

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