γιγνώσκων, with concessive force.ὑπείρεχε, for “ὑπέρ-σεχε”. Cf. B 426.
 The sense is, the race of gods is not like to that of men: it is superior.
 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.