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[225] οἰνοβαρές: cf. “οἴνῳ βεβαρηότες γ” 139. This was a grievous reproach in the eyes of the temperate Greek<*>, cf. “οἶνός σε τρώει μελιηδής, δ̔́ς τε καὶ ἄλλους βλάπτει, ὃς ἄν μιν χανδὸν” (greedily) “ἕλῃ μηδ̓ αἴσιμα πίνῃ φ” 293 f.

κυνὸς ὄμματα: see on v. 159.

ἐλάφοιο: the deer was the personification of cowardice; cf. “Δ 243, φυζακινῇς” (timid) “ἐλάφοισιν ἐοίκεσαν Ν 102; Φ 29, Χ” 1. The poet shows in his story that these epiths. were undeserved by Agamemnon; cf. “Η 162, 180, Θ 261, Λ” 91 ff.

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