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[270] ἐξ ἀπίης γαίης: from a distant land, explaining “τηλόθεν”.

ἀπίης: cf. 3.49.

καλέσαντο: called to their aid, cf. “αὐτοὶ γάρ σφεας” (Locrians and Phocians) “οἱ Ἕλληνες” (at Thermopylae) “ἐπεκαλέσαντο” Hdt. vii. 203. — Nestor relates other achievements of his youth and strength, 4.318 f., 7.133 ff., 11.670 ff., 23.629 ff.

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