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[257] Primas; Praecipuas et intimas; 'those most in favour.'

Clymenen aethramque. They are said by some to have been two kinswomen of Menelaus, and left by him as guardians of Helen during his absence. Hubertinus maintains, that aethra, here mentioned, was the mother of Theseus; but the difference of time will by no means allow it.

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