previous next

πανώλει expresses intense hatred, as in Ph. 1357Odysseus is “τῷ πανώλει παιδὶ τῷ Λαερτίου.

παρεῖτο, lit., ‘had been neglected,’—allowed to pass out of his thoughts. This plpf. (identical in form with the 2nd aor.) is somewhat rare: cp. however Thuc. 4. 103καθεῖτο” (followed by “καθειστήκει”): Critias 117 C “ἀφεῖτο” (preceded by “ἐκεχειρούργητο”).

The sense does not absolutely require us to take Μενέλεω δ̓ as=“τῶν δὲ Μενέλεω” (“παίδων”); but that is clearly what is meant.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide References (2 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (2):
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1357
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.103
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: