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[433] γιγνώσκων, with concessive force.

ὑπείρεχε, for “ὑπέρ-σεχε”. Cf. B 426.

[434] ἵετο, § 61.22.

[439] δεινὰ δ᾽ ὁμοκλήσας, ‘breaking forth with a grim cry.’ For the force of the aorist cf. note on A 85.

[441] The sense is, the race of gods is not like to that of men: it is superior.

[442] τε follows ἐρχομένων rather than “χαμαί”, because “χαμαὶ ἐρχομένων” is regarded as a single expression: “men creeping here below” (Chapman).

[444] ἀλευάμενος, for the tense, § 186.

[446] Περγάμῳ, the citadel of Troy.

εἰν ἱερῇ, § 35, end. The temple here mentioned seems to have been a family seat of Apollo, his mother, and his sister.

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