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[353] τιμήν περ: honor at least, placed first with emphasis; chiastic with “μινυνθάδιον” (§ 2 o).

ὄφελλεν: the past tense of verbs of obligation is used to imply that the obligation was not complied with.

Ὀλύμπιος: is used in the sing. only of Zeus, as v. 589, 2.309; in the pl. of all the gods, as v. 399.

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