ἃ δ᾽ ἦν τὰ πραχθέντ̓. “ἃ”= “ἅτινα”: see on 1171. “"But as to what the occurrences were, neither is the tale possible for me to tell in brief compass, nor (were) the events (brief) which happened there"”: sc. “οὔτε” (“βραχέα ἦν”) “τἄργ̓”. That is, resolving the parataxis with “οὔτε — οὔτε”:—“"But as to what occurred, the tale cannot be briefly told, as neither were the occurrences themselves brief."” ὁ μῦθος οὐκ ἐν βραχεῖ πάρεστιν would have sufficed: φράσαι (epexeg. inf.) further defines “πάρεστιν”.
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