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[247] ἑτέρωθεν: see on<*> ἐμήνιε: w<*> raging, continued his rage; see on v. 1.

τοῖσι: for the dat., see on v. 68.

Νέστωρ: the oldest and wisest of the Achaeans before Troy. He often gives good advice, as 2.76 ff., 336 ff., 6.66 ff., 7.324 ff., 9.94 ff. He was the most skilled of the Greeks in marshalling the army for battle, cf. “Β 555, Δ” 297 ff. He is fond of relating his exploits, as his defeat of Ereuthalion 4.318 ff., 7.132 ff. He tells a long story of his first battle against the Eleans, 11.670 ff. The Third Book of the Odyssey is devoted to the visit of Telemachus, Odysseus's son, to Nestor, at his home in Pylos. — For his interposition here, cf. Nestor conponere lites

inter Peliden festinat et inter Atriden:
hunc amor, ira quidem communiter urit utrumque.
quidquid delirant reges, plectuntur Achivi Hor. Epist. i. 2. 11 ff.

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