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[175] με τιμήσουσι: will gain me honor, referring to v. 159.

μητίετα: a standing epith. of Zeus, see § 1 q; cf. “Διὶ μῆτιν ἀτάλαντον Β” 169. For the ending, see § 16 b. — In this confidence is seen the poet's irony, when the later course of Zeus is remembered, which brought defeat and humiliation to Agamemnon.

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