ἄειδε, for the form see § 41. The Attic present is “ᾁδω”. Like Latin cano, it admits an object (“μῆνιν”) in the accusative. Cf. “ᾠδάς τινας ᾁδοντες(Xen. Anab. IV, 3, 27).

θεά, § 66; elsewhere called ‘Muse,’ but Homer applies no more definite name than this to the goddess of epic song.— Πηληιάδεω, for ending, § 65, § 68; scansion, § 43; composition, § 157.

Ἀχιλῆος, declension, § 86, § 87.

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