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Iovis monitu. If this were connected with deceptus . . . somni, the reference of the whole would be to the message actually sent by Jupiter in a dream ( Il.II. 6-34), bidding Agamemnon attack Troy, and deceiving him by the promise of its immediate capture. But auctore below shows that it is to be connected with 217, and the reference is to Il.II. 114-5, where Agamemnon, in order to try the hearts of the Greeks, alleges that he is bidden to abandon the war and return home.

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