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sicut erat, ‘just as she was.’ So of Diana and her nymphs surprised by Actaeon (iii. 178), Arethusa by Alpheus (v. 601). Pausanias (v. 22, § 2) describes a sculptured group at Olympia representing Achilles and Memnon about to engage, with Thetis and Aurora supplicating Jupiter for their respective sons.

587. So Thetis says in her supplication, Il.1. 516, “ὄφρ᾽ εὖ εἰδῶ ὅσσον ἐγὼ μετὰ πᾶσιν ἀτιμοτάτη θεός εἰμι”.

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