ἑτέρωθεν: see on<*> ἐμήνιε: w<*> raging, continued his rage; see on v. 1.
: for the dat., see on v. 68.
: the oldest and wisest of the Achaeans before Troy. He often gives good advice, as 2.76
ff., 336 ff., 6.66
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. 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.