ὥστ̓ (‘so that’) is far better here than “ὡς” (‘know that..’, 39); and is the more forcible because “γε” is absent (cp. 45 n.). Αἴαντ̓ (instead of “ἐμέ”) adds a certain majesty to the vaunt; cp. 864: as when Achilles says ( Il. 1. 240), “ἧ ποτ᾽ Ἀχιλλῆος ποθὴ ἵξεται υἷας Ἀχαιῶν”.
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