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[753] ἔβλητο, ‘is struck,’ ‘is wounded,’ gnomic aorist, with passive meaning, § 184, § 185.—ἑῄ τέ μιν κτλ., ‘and his own might is his undoing.’

[757] κταμένης (“κτείνω”), another aorist middle with passive meaning, § 185.

[758] μέγα φρονέοντε, cf. l. 258.

[761] ἵεντ᾽ο) (“ϝίεμαι”), ‘strove.’ This verb is to be kept distinct from the middle of “ἵημι”, with which it has two tenses, present and imperfect, identical in inflection. The Homeric aorist is “εἰσάμην” or “ἐεισάμην”.

[762] κεφαλῆφιν, § 172.—The object of λάβεν, μεθίει, and ἔχεν (l. 763) is “Κεβριόνην” understood.

[764] σύναγον ... ὑσμίνην, Latin committebant proelium.

[768] ἔβαλον, § 184.

[769] πάταγος, supply “γίγνεται”.—With ἀγνυμενάων understand the genitive plural of the trees mentioned in l. 767. Vergil imitates by “stridunt silvae” (Aen. II, 418).

[771] οὐδ᾽ ἕτεροι, ‘and neither side.’

[772] ἄμφ̓, with “Κεβριόνην”. For accent see § 168.

[776] λελασμένος ἱπποσυνάων, ‘forgetful of his horsemanship.’

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