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[427]

[431] ἐκ πασέων § 70), ‘more than all goddesses beside.’

[432] ἁλιάων, cf. l. 86.

δάμασσεν, ‘made subject,’ ‘forced to wed.’ Cf. l. 85. The goddess Here assumes the responsibility in 24.59 ff.:

αὐτὰρ Ἀχιλλεύς ἐστι θεᾶς γόνος, ἣν ἐγὼ αὐτὴ θρέψα τε καὶ ἀτίτηλα” (‘nursed’) “καὶ ἀνδρὶ πόρον παράκοιτιν” (‘wife’), “Πηλεῖ”.

[434] πολλὰ μάλ᾽ οὐκ κτλ., ‘very much against my will,’ because she knew in advance, a scholiast says, the troubles that would follow her marriage.

[435] ἄλλα δέ μοι νῦν, complete with “Ζεὺς ἄλγἐ ἔδωκεν” (l. 431).

[436] δῶκε, subject, Zeus.

γενέσθαι τε τραφέμεν τε reminds one of A 251, “τράφεν ἠδ᾽ έγένοντο. τράφεν”, however, is passive in form, while “τραφέμεν” is the second aorist active infinitive, but intransitive and equivalent to the aorist passive in meaning.

437-443 = 56-62.

[444] 445. Cf. 16.56, 58.

[446] τῆς (genitive of cause) ἀχέων, ‘grieving on account of her.’— φρένας ἔφθιεν, like “φθινύθεσκε φίλον κῆρ”, A 491.

[455] πολλὰ κακὰ ῥέξαντα, ‘after he had made much havoc,’ to be translated after “Μενοιτίου ... υἱόν”.

[457] τὰ σὰ γούναθ᾽ ἱκάνομαι, ‘I have come to these knees of yours,’ i. e. ‘I beseech you.’ Cf. A 407, etc.

[460] γὰρ ἦν οἱ [“ὅπλα”], ‘for the arms that he had.’

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