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Ἄρης with “α_” (after Homeric precedent, Il. 5. 31 etc.), as in Ant. 139, Ai. 254, Ai. 614.

ἐξένισεν. The “ξένια” with which Ares welcomes his guests are wounds and death. Archilochus fr. 7 “ξείνια δυσμενέσιν λυγρὰ χαριζόμενοι”. Helen. 480 “θάνατος ξένιά σοι γενήσεται”. Anthol. 6. 9 (arrows) “ὀλοὰ ξείνια δυσμενέων”.

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    • Homer, Iliad, 5.31
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